- the king of Israel from approximately 869 to 850 bc and husband of Jezebel: rebuked by Elijah (I Kings 16:29–22:40)
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A•hab (ā′hab),USA pronunciation n.
- Biblea king of Israel and husband of Jezebel, reigned 874?–853? b.c. I Kings 16–22.
- Literaturecaptain of the ship Pequod and tragic hero of Melville's Moby Dick, obsessed with the pursuit of the white whale.
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Ahab /ˈeɪhæb/ n
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