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  • n. Plural form of pistle.

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Examples

  • Wherein worthy Martin quits him like a man, I warrant you in the modest defence of his self and his learned pistles, and makes the Cooper's hoops to fly off, and the bishops 'tubs to leak out of all cry.

    A History of Elizabethan Literature

  • "Who's a-firin 'off pistles in de kitchen?" demanded Buttercup in a serious tone, as she popped her woolly head through the doorway.

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  • And if any man will intermit in reading of it, and findeth such terms that he cannot understand, let him go read and learn Virgil of the pistles of Ovid, and there he shall see and understand lightly all, if he have a good reader and informer.

    Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books with Introductions, Notes and Illustrations

  • Toyota Prius whose driver reported a stuck accelerator deepened Sunday as the motorist's By Al Haas For The Inquirer Let's look at some recent reader e-pistles that you may find of interest: Question: Great article about the Infiniti [FX50 crossover SUV].

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  • £pistles of Ignatius, both larger and smaller, in Greek and Knglish; "the second," The Apostolical Constitutions in Greek and Engliah; "the thirds H An Kssay on tiiose Apostolical Constitutions;"

    Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical ...

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