Ish"ma*el*ite (?), n.

1.

A descendant of Ishmael (the son of Abraham and Hagar), of whom it was said, "His hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him."

Gen. xvi. 12.

2.

One at enmity with society; a wanderer; a vagabond; an outcast.

Thackeray.

3.

See Ismaelian.

 

© Webster 1913.

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