Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Undefiled: immaculate.

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Examples

  • And this angel had two crowns of roses and lilies which he held in his hands, of which he gave one to Cecilia, and that other to Valerian, saying: Keep ye these crowns with an undefouled and clean body, for I have brought them to you from Paradise, and they shall never fade, ne wither, ne lose their savour, ne they may not be seen but of them to whom chastity pleaseth.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • And she hearing the organs making melody, she sang in her heart, only to God, saying: O Lord, I beseech thee that mine heart and body may be undefouled so that I be not confounded.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • God suffered them to be kept undefouled, and not to be touched of any beast.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 6

  • _Urbs Beata_, we shall find joys far passing the sweetest here, kept for that undefouled company which shall sue the Lamb whithersoever He goeth.

    The White Rose of Langley A Story of the Olden Time

  • Hearing the organs making melody, she sang in her heart, only to God, saying: "O Lord, I beseech thee that mine heart and body may be undefouled so that I be not confounded."

    Catholic Church Conservation

  • There was a clerk, devout unto the virgin Mary, which studied every day how he might comfort her against the pain of the five wounds of Jesu Christ, saying thus: Rejoice thee virgin and mother undefouled, which receives the joy of the angels, enjoy that thou conceivedst, enjoy thee that childedst the light of clearness, enjoy thee mother which never wert touched, all features and all creatures praise thee mother of light, be thou for us always praying to our Lord.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • And this angel had two crowns of roses and lilies which he held in his hands, of which he gave one to Cecilia, and that other to Valerian, saying: "Keep ye these crowns with an undefouled and clean body, for I have brought them to you from Paradise, and they shall never fade, nor wither, nor lose their savour, nor they may not be seen but of them to whom chastity pleases.

    Catholic Church Conservation

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