Definitions

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  • n. A title given to a saint, often prefixed to the person's name.
  • n. someone connected with any of the sports teams known as the Saints, as a fan, player, coach etc.

Etymologies

From saint (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Saint Benoit le Betourne, the signboard of the _Three Virgins_ and the _Saint Catherine_ of M. Blaizot.

    The Queen Pedauque

  • So, not to be tiring you too much, we went on from good to better, and better to best; and if it pleased God to question me how it was we got on so well in the world, I should answer, Upon my conscience, myself does not know; except it be that we never made Saint Monday, [Footnote: _Saint Monday_, or

    Tales and Novels — Volume 02

  • Another lovely Virgin Saint is Blessed Archangela, born at Trino on Monte Ferrato, of the noble family of the Girlani.

    01/01/2003 - 02/01/2003

  • Gruebel earned the moniker "Saint Ossie" in Switzerland for helping to restore Credit Suisse Group AG's profits and reputation in his previous CEO role, and for a trading acumen that included spotting the subprime debacle early.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • The Spanish Fraternity of Christ the Priest celebrated the recent Feast of St. Jean Baptist de la Salle (15 May), one of its Patron Saints, very fittingly, given that the Saint is the Patron of teachers, with a day especially directed towards children.

    Children's Feast of St. Jean Baptist de la Salle and Rogation Day Procession

  • At the end of the 1600s, Spain ceded to France the western part of the island, which they called Saint-Domingue, and which would become the richest colony in the world.

    'Island Beneath the Sea'

  • England in this City heretofore formed a Society, which they called Saint Georges Clubb, or Saint Georges Society.

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 23 April 1776

  • There’s another expression Saint Paul the Apostle uses when speaking to his disciple Timothy, in his second letter to him.

    How to Overcome Fear

  • Defilippis: I had an interest in Saint John Vianney, the Cure of Ars, for a long time.

    Art and Literature

  • The pope was addressing pilgrims gathered in Saint Peter's Square to hear his prayer on the Catholic Church's All Saints 'Day holiday.

    Pope Denounces Anti-Christian Violence in Middle East

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