Last Supper


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Last Supper

n.
1. In the Bible, Jesus's supper on the night before his crucifixion. His sharing of bread and wine with the Apostles at that meal is seen by many Christian churches as instituting the sacrament of the Eucharist. Also called Lord's Supper.
2. An artistic representation of this event.

Last Supper

n
(Bible) the Last Supper the meal eaten by Christ with his disciples on the night before his Crucifixion, during which he is believed to have instituted the Eucharist

Last′ Sup′per


n.
the supper of Jesus and His disciples on the eve of His Crucifixion. Compare Lord's Supper (def. 1).

Last Supper

The traditional Passover meal which Jesus shared with his Apostles the night before his death. Jesus is said to have blessed bread and told the Apostles to “Take eat, this is my body.” and passed wine saying, “This is my blood.” These elements are part of the communion service.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Last Supper - the traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixionLast Supper - the traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixion
Passover supper, Seder - (Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover
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Here in Milan, in an ancient tumble-down ruin of a church, is the mournful wreck of the most celebrated painting in the world--"The Last Supper," by Leonardo da Vinci.
I am willing to believe that the eye of the practiced artist can rest upon the Last Supper and renew a lustre where only a hint of it is left, supply a tint that has faded away, restore an expression that is gone; patch, and color, and add, to the dull canvas until at last its figures shall stand before him aglow with the life, the feeling, the freshness, yea, with all the noble beauty that was theirs when first they came from the hand of the master.
After reading so much about it, I am satisfied that the Last Supper was a very miracle of art once.
The Holy Grail was said to be a dish used by Christ at the Last Supper.
Generally each play was presented by a single guild (though sometimes two or three guilds or two or three plays might be combined), and sometimes, though not always, there was a special fitness in the assignment, as when the watermen gave the play of Noah's Ark or the bakers that of the Last Supper.
Who should come to my lodge this morning but a true Homeric or Paphlagonian man -- he had so suitable and poetic a name that I am sorry I cannot print it here -- a Canadian, a woodchopper and post-maker, who can hole fifty posts in a day, who made his last supper on a woodchuck which his dog caught.
Apparently, it is from the detail about the Twelve being at Jesus' table that the assumption developed that Jesus celebrated the Last Supper only with the 12 apostles.
The soil in the garden gets turned over after each last supper, to the great benefit of the tomatoes.
And no Pageant road trip would be complete without the requisite visit to the Pageant's ultimate destination since 1936, Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper.
And if he was to have his Last Supper, guest of honour would be the legend himself, Bill Shankly.
Gibson, who directed the film and co-wrote it with Benedict Fitzgerald, teases us with brief flashbacks of Jesus' life - the Sermon on the Mount, the Last Supper, some tender moments with mother Mary.
The Last Supper Window, a one-of-a-kind, life-size work of art created using original drawings that Leonardo da Vinci used as he painted this masterpiece, and crafted by Rosa and Cecilia Caselli-Moretti, the last great stained glass artisans of their century.