Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A written communication; a letter, an epistle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An epistle; a communication.

Etymologies

Aphetic form of epistle. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And it chanced by the goodnes of God, wherby He discloseth the wickednes of these hipocytes (_sic_), that a pistle of Cochleus which he sent unto a certen bisshop of Pole came unto my handes, wherin he complayneth that he hath gret losse and evel fortune in setting forth of bokes, for as moch as no man wil wetesaue to rede his bokes.

    The Scottish Reformation Its Epochs, Episodes, Leaders, and Distinctive Characteristics

  • Fuddermore, in de 'pistle ob de' postle, Isaiah, he say, 'Be a clean vessel ob de Lawd God', and I gonna find out de truf and prove my position 'fore dese people.

    Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Georgia Narratives, Part 2

  • Lewis wushes me tow add that he done furnished the stamp fer this here pistle.

    Molly Brown's Orchard Home

  • Philemon; then the E pistle to the Hebrews, the Epistle of St. James, the first and second Epistles of St. Peter, the first, second, and third Epistles of St. John, the Epistle of St. Jude; and then the

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • I'll tell you why: being friends, and idle, they spent their mornins as young fashnabbles genrally do, at billiads, fensing, riding, pistle-shooting, or some such improoving study.

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • In billiads, master beat the Frenchman hollow (and had won a pretious sight of money from him: but that's neither here nor there, or, as the French say, ontry noo); at pistle-shooting, master could knock down eight immidges out of ten, and De l'Orge seven; and in fensing, the Frenchman could pink the Honorable Algernon down evry one of his weskit buttns.

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • "Misther Dick," said Andy, lowering his voice, "wouldn't it be an iligant thing to put two balls into the pistle instead o 'one, and give the masther a chance over the' torney?"

    Handy Andy, Volume One A Tale of Irish Life, in Two Volumes

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  • I am writing this e-pistle from a friend's home in Ariel that we love very much along with his family.

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