Zillah

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew צִלָּה ‎(shade).

Proper noun[edit]

Zillah

  1. A female given name.
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Genesis 4:19::
      And Lamech took unto him two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
    • 1847, Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights, Chapter XXVIII
      ON the fifth morning, or rather afternoon, a different step approached - lighter and shorter; and, this time, the person entered the room. It was Zillah; donned in her scarlet shawl, with a black silk bonnet on her head, and a willow-basket swung to her arm.