1. Proper noun.  The boat built by the Biblical Noah to carry himself and the animals of the planet during the w:Flood; (see w:Noah's Ark).
  2. Proper noun.  The chest carried by the Hebrews containing the stone tablets carved with the Ten Commandments; (see the w:Ark of the Covenant).
  3. Noun.  A large box with a flat lid.
  4. Noun.  (Judaism, Christianity) The ship built by Noah to save his family and a collection of animals from the deluge.
  5. Noun.  Something affording protection; safety, shelter, refuge.
  6. Noun.  A spacious type of boat with a flat bottom.
  7. Noun.  (Judaism) A consecrated container.

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