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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Literature dealing with the lives of saints.
  • noun A collection of sacred writings.
  • noun An authoritative list of saints.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That branch of literature which treats of the lives and legends of the saints; the list and legends of the saints, and, by extension, of popular heroes.
  • noun A history or description of the sacred writings.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The history or description of the sacred writings or of sacred persons; a narrative of the lives of the saints; a catalogue of saints.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun literature dealing with the lives of saints

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun literature narrating the lives (and legends) of the saints

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