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Caleb (kā´lĕb), in the Bible, principal spy sent into Canaan, noted for his faithfulness to God. The name is mentioned elsewhere, apparently in connection with a clan inhabiting S ancient Palestine. An alternate form is Chelubai.


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CalebAurangzeb, bleb, celeb, deb, ebb, pleb, reb, web, Webb •Caleb • Deneb • Zagreb • cobweb