American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Azazel Sentence Examples
(b) The rite of the goat devoted to Azazel.
doubt that Azazel was an evil demon (like an Arabic Jinn) of the desert.
The goat set apart for Azazel was in the concluding part of the ceremonial brought before the high priest, who laid both his hands upon it and confessed over it the sins of the people.
7) and Azazel were of Babylonian origin it is difficult to determine.
5, 7-10, 14-22, 26-28, a later expansion of the blood-ritual to be performed by the high-priest when he enters the Holy of Holies, with which is combined the strange ceremony of the goat which is sent away into the wilderness to Azazel.