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Adam_and_Eve

Adam and Eve

English

"Adam and Eve", by Belgium painter Peter Paul Rubens.

Proper noun

Adam and Eve

  1. The first man and woman, respectively, according to the Book of Genesis.
    Cain and Abel were the sons of Adam and Eve.

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Verb

Adam and Eve

  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) To believe.
    Would you Adam and Eve it, I've only gone an' lost me wallet, ain't I?

Usage notes

  • Restricted to a few set phrases, such as "would you Adam and Eve it?".

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