Complete Definition of "epistle"

English
Etymology
Gr. term|scGrek|εÏιÏÏολή|trepistolé

Noun
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#A letter, or a literary composition in the form of a letter.
#* 1748. David Hume. Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. Section 3. § 5.
#*: he may be hurried from this plan by the vehemence of thought, as in an ode, or drop it carlessly, as in an epistle or essay

  1. Christianity One of the letters included as a book of the New Testament.

Translations
trans-top|a letter
Portuguese: t+|pt|carta|f
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trans-top|book of the New Testament
Portuguese: t|pt|epístola|f
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