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  • noun Plural form of grail.

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Examples

  • I’m looking forward to see the scrambling and backtracking that will occur when people realize that the current recession might well reduce poverty in relative terms – it may look a bit awkward when one of the left’s holy grails is found to have been accomplished by mass suffering.

    Matthew Yglesias » Poverty and the Recession

  • It's not quite like that, though; during the Octave of Easter, short chants - in my sources called "grails," a term I believe is derived from "Gradual," even though we are talking about the Divine Office and not the Mass - and verse/responses are sung in place of hymns.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • It's not quite like that, though; during the Octave of Easter, short chants - in my sources called "grails," a term I believe is derived from "Gradual," even though we are talking about the Divine Office and not the Mass - and verse/responses are sung in place of hymns.

    Office Hymns of the Octave of Easter

  • In addition to these short chants/"grails" and versicles sung at all the offices of the Octave, there is a sequence hymn for the mass of Easter Day: Victimae Paschali one English translation of this is "May you praise the Paschal Victim"; here is an mp3 of this sequence hymn from the Brazilian Benedictines; here's the chant score:

    Office Hymns of the Octave of Easter

  • In addition to these short chants/"grails" and versicles sung at all the offices of the Octave, there is a sequence hymn for the mass of Easter Day: Victimae Paschali one English translation of this is "May you praise the Paschal Victim"; here is an mp3 of this sequence hymn from the Brazilian Benedictines; here's the chant score:

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • (Don't search for "grails", because every class has that in it somewhere.)

    Planet Sun

  • (Don't search for "grails", because every class has that in it somewhere.)

    Planet Sun

  • Republican candidates have raced to the right, out-pledging each other to repeal ObamaCare, end Medicare as we know it, defund Planned Parenthood and its 97% of non-abortion related health services, establish an anti-choice litmus test for presidential appointees, and the holiest of holy grails - nominate an anti-choice juduciary to overturn Roe v.

    Christine Pelosi: Women's Rights at Stake: Why Iowa Feminists Should Caucus for President Obama

  • Republican candidates have raced to the right, out-pledging each other to repeal ObamaCare, end Medicare as we know it, defund Planned Parenthood and its 97% of non-abortion related health services, establish an anti-choice litmus test for presidential appointees, and the holiest of holy grails - nominate an anti-choice juduciary to overturn Roe v.

    Christine Pelosi: Women's Rights at Stake: Why Iowa Feminists Should Caucus for President Obama

  • Look on the bright side: It may sound goofy, but at least it's not another go-round with codes and grails.

    Critic's Corner Monday

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