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
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At Bredin's Parisian Cafe and Restaurant in Soho, where Paul worked, there were none of these things; and Paul himself, though he certainly moved swiftly, was by no means noiseless.
Give me a year to speculate-- To buy and sell--to drive a trade--' Said Paul 'I cannot change the date.
And then Paul Tichlorne, tall, slender, and finely knit, nervous and blond.
Irving, Paul and Charlotta the Fourth came "home" for July and August.
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.
Paul, the butler, also had a faintly foreign air, but he was in tongue and training English, as are many of the most polished men-servants of the cosmopolitan nobility.
Paul Ford climbed the hill and entered the Pendleton Woods, hoping that the hushed beauty of God's out-of-doors would still the tumult that His children of men had wrought.
She sent word by Paul that she would come if her husband would let her.
When she saw Charles angry, Paul frightened, and Mrs.
Paul to Britain, was probably preserved in this chapel until the eighth century," Symon was saying in his clear but colorless voice.
They were Paul Ferroll, 'Why Paul Ferroll Killed His Wife,' and 'Day after Day.
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.