Paul


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Paul

 (pôl), Saint ad 5?-67?
Early Christian noted for his missionary work among the cities of the Roman Empire. His epistles, included in the New Testament, are among the earliest and most influential sources of Christian theology.

Paul′ine (-īn, -ēn) adj.

Paul

(pɔːl)
n
1. (Biography) Saint. Also called: Paul the Apostle, Saul of Tarsus. original name Saul. died ?67 ad, one of the first Christian missionaries to the Gentiles, who died a martyr in Rome. Until his revelatory conversion he had assisted in persecuting the Christians. He wrote many of the Epistles in the New Testament. Feast day: June 29.
2. (Biography) Jean. See Jean Paul
3. (Biography) Les, real name Lester Polfuss. 1915–2009, US guitarist: creator of the solid-body electric guitar and pioneer in multitrack recording

Paul

(pɔl)

n.
Saint, died A.D. c67, a missionary and apostle to the gentiles: author of several of the Epistles. Compare Saul (def. 2).

Paul

(pɔl)
n.
1. Paul I,
a. (Pavel Petrovich), 1754–1801, emperor of Russia 1796–1801 (son of Peter III).
b. 1901–64, king of Greece 1947–64.
2. Paul II (Pietro Barbo), 1417–71, Italian pope 1464–71.
3. Paul III (Alessandro Farnese), 1468–1549, Italian pope 1534–49.
4. Paul V (Camillo Borghese), 1552–1621, Italian pope 1605–21.
5. Paul VI (Giovanni Battista Montini), 1897–1978, Italian pope 1963–78.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Paul - United States feminist (1885-1977)
2.Paul - (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the GentilesPaul - (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle; "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
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Paul

[pɔːl] NPablo; (= Saint) → Pablo; (= Pope) → Paulo
see also John

Paul

nPaul m; (Bibl) → Paulus m
References in classic literature ?
Paul would come along that way, and to my breezelessness bring his breeze
Paul de Cassagnac, the most inveterate of the French duelists, had suffered so often in this way that he is at last a confirmed invalid; and the best physician in Paris has expressed the opinion that if he goes on dueling for fifteen or twenty years more--unless he forms the habit of fighting in a comfortable room where damps and draughts cannot intrude--he will eventually endanger his life.
Paul, I acknowledge myself the chiefest of sinners; but I do not suffer this sense of my personal vileness to daunt me.
He's noan feared o' t' bench o' judges, norther Paul, nur Peter, nur John, nur Matthew, nor noan on 'em, not he
They then raised another cloth which it appeared covered Saint Paul falling from his horse, with all the details that are usually given in representations of his conversion.
One of my friends, Captain Paul Bos of Havre, has often affirmed that he met one of these monsters of colossal dimensions in the Indian seas.
We can imagine this bold, careless, impulsive artist, with his moments of great exaltation and alternate depression, a kind of Chinese Paul Verlaine, with his sensitive mind of a child, always recording impressions as they come.
Paul or of the Place de Greve; it was at the Traitor's Cross that his journey and his destiny were about to end
Sir," said Monte Cristo to him, "I do not recommend my pictures to you, who possess such splendid paintings; but, nevertheless, here are two by Hobbema, a Paul Potter, a Mieris, two by Gerard Douw, a Raphael, a Vandyke, a Zurbaran, and two or three by Murillo, worth looking at.
Paul and Virginia, the one aged seven, and the other barely four, seemed made of some precious material; she carried them pig-a-back, and was greatly mortified when Madame Aubain forbade her to kiss them every other minute.
Give me a year to speculate-- To buy and sell--to drive a trade--' Said Paul 'I cannot change the date.
Paul, Londre, is ver fine; ver belle; ver grand—vat you call beeg; but, Monsieur Ben, pardonnez-moi, it is no vort so much as Notre Dame.