Definitions

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  • n. Good tidings; evangel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Good tidings; evangel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of evangel.

Etymologies

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French évangile. See evangel.

Examples

  • Chief among these is "Les voies du Paradis enseignees par notre Sauveur Jesus-Christ en son evangile", which appeared twice at Lyons in 1538 (Paris, 1540; Lyons, 1586; Rome, 1610).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • To live according to nature he built, in his story, the abbey of Thélème, a sort of hedonist's or anarchist's Utopia where men and women dwell together under the rule, "Do what thou wilt," and which has over its gates the punning invitation: "Cy entrez, vous, qui le saint evangile en sens agile annoncez, quoy qu'on gronde."

    The Age of the Reformation

  • Ces livres sont ecrits en grec et leurs auteurs vivaient en pays grec, il y a donc eu chez eux infiltration des idees et des sentiments helleniques, quelquefois même l imagination hellenique y a pénetre comme dans le 3 evangile et dans les Actes.

    History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)

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