saint Idioms & Phrases


all saints

All" Saints`, All" Saints'

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  1. The first day of November, called, also, Allhallows or Hallowmas; a feast day kept in honor of all the saints; also, the season of this festival.
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all saints' day

  • noun a Christian feast day honoring all the saints; first observed in 835
    November 1; Hallowmas; Hallowmass; Allhallows.
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charles camille saint-saens

  • noun French pianist and composer (1835-1921)
    Charles Camille Saint-Saens.
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church of jesus christ of latter-day saints

  • noun church founded by Joseph Smith in 1830 with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah
    Mormons; Mormon Church.
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coquilles saint-jacques

  • noun scallops in white wine sauce served in scallop shells
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court of saint james's

  • noun the British royal court
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east saint louis

  • noun a town in southwest Illinois on the Mississippi across from Saint Louis
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edna saint vincent millay

  • noun United States poet (1892-1950)
    Edna Millay; Millay.
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evelyn arthur saint john waugh

  • noun English author of satirical novels (1903-1966)
    Waugh; Evelyn Waugh.
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federation of saint kitts and nevis

  • noun a country on several of the Leeward Islands; located to the east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983
    St. Kitts and Nevis; Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Christopher-Nevis; St. Christopher-Nevis.
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gulf of saint lawrence

  • noun an arm of the northwest Atlantic Ocean off the southeastern coast of Canada
    Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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lake saint clair

  • noun a lake between Ontario and Michigan; connected with Lake Huron and Lake Erie
    Lake St. Clair.
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latter-day saint

  • noun a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
    Mormon.
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Lat"ter-day` saint"

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  1. A Mormon; -- the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints being the name assumed by the whole body of Mormons.
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mount saint helens

  • noun an active volcano in the Cascade Range in southwestern Washington; erupted violently in 1980 after 123 years of inactivity
    Mt. St. Helens; Mount St. Helens.
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order of saint benedict

  • noun a Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century; noted for liturgical worship and for scholarly activities
    Benedictine order.
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Patron saint

  • noun a saint who is considered to be a defender of some group or nation
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  • (R. C. Ch.), a saint regarded as the peculiar protector of a country, community, church, profession, etc., or of an individual.
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Pillar saint

  • . See Stylite.
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plaster saint

  • noun a person (considered to be) without human failings
    • he's no plaster saint
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revelation of saint john the divine

  • noun the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle
    Revelation; Apocalypse; Book of Revelation.
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ruth saint denis

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer who collaborated with Ted Shawn (1877-1968)
    Ruth St. Denis; St. Denis; Ruth Saint Denis.
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saint agnes's eve

  • noun a Christian holy day
    January 20.
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saint ambrose

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the Church (340?-397)
    St. Ambrose; Ambrose.
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saint andrew

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland
    Saint Andrew; Andrew; St. Andrew.
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saint andrew the apostle

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland
    Saint Andrew; Andrew; St. Andrew.
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Saint Andrew's cross

  • (a) A cross shaped like the letter X . See Illust. 4, under Cross. (b) (Bot.) A low North American shrub (Ascyrum Crux-Andræ, the petals of which have the form of a Saint Andrew's cross. Gray.
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saint anselm

  • noun an Italian who was a Benedictine monk; was archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109; one of the founders of scholasticism; best known for his proof of the existence of God
    St. Anselm; Anselm.
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Saint Anthony's cross

  • a T -shaped cross. See Illust. 6, under Cross.
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Saint Anthony's fire

  • noun any of several inflammatory or gangrenous skin conditions
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  • the erysipelas; popularly so called because it was supposed to have been cured by the intercession of Saint Anthony.
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Saint Anthony's nut

  • (Bot.), the groundnut (Bunium flexuosum); so called because swine feed on it, and St. Anthony was once a swineherd. Dr. Prior.
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Saint Anthony's turnip

  • (Bot.), the bulbous crowfoot, a favorite food of swine. Dr. Prior.
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saint athanasius

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Greek patriarch of Alexandria who championed Christian orthodoxy against Arianism; a church father, saint, and Doctor of the Church (293-373)
    St. Athanasius; Athanasius the Great; Athanasius.
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saint augustine

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man's need for grace (354-430)
    Augustine of Hippo; St. Augustine; Augustine.
  • noun a resort city in northeastern Florida; the oldest city in the United States
    St. Augustine.
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saint baeda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda.
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Saint Barnaby's thistle

  • (Bot.), a kind of knapeweed (Centaurea solstitialis) flowering on St. Barnabas's Day, June 11th. Dr. Prior.
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saint beda

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda.
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saint bede

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) English monk and scholar (672-735)
    Beda; Bede; St. Baeda; Saint Baeda; St. Beda; St. Bede; Baeda; the Venerable Bede; Saint Beda.
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saint benedict

  • noun Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)
    Benedict; St. Benedict.
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Saint Bernard

  • noun a Swiss alpine breed of large powerful dog with a thick coat of hair used as a rescue dog
    St Bernard.
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  • (Zoöl.), a breed of large, handsome dogs celebrated for strength and sagacity, formerly bred chiefly at the Hospice of St. Bernard in Switzerland, but now common in Europe and America. There are two races, the smooth-haired and the rough-haired. See Illust. under Dog.
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saint boniface

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Anglo-Saxon missionary who was sent to Frisia and Germany to spread the Christian faith; was martyred in Frisia (680-754)
    Boniface; Winfred; St. Boniface; Apostle of Germany; Wynfrith.
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saint bride

  • noun Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
    St. Brigid; Bridget; St. Bridget; Brigid; Saint Bridget; Bride; Saint Bride; St. Bride.
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saint bridget

  • noun Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
    St. Brigid; Bridget; St. Bridget; Brigid; Saint Bridget; Bride; Saint Bride; St. Bride.
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saint brigid

  • noun Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
    St. Brigid; Bridget; St. Bridget; Brigid; Saint Bridget; Bride; Saint Bride; St. Bride.
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saint bruno

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)
    Bruno; St. Bruno.
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Saint Catharine's flower

  • (Bot.), the plant love-a-mist. See under Love.
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saint christopher

  • noun Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)
    St. Christopher; Christopher.
  • noun the largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis
    St. Christopher; Saint Christopher; St. Kitts.
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saint christopher-nevis

  • noun a country on several of the Leeward Islands; located to the east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983
    St. Kitts and Nevis; Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Christopher-Nevis; St. Christopher-Nevis.
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saint cloud

  • noun a town in central Minnesota on the Mississippi River; granite quarries
    St. Cloud.
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saint crispin

  • noun patron saint of shoemakers; he and his brother were martyred for trying to spread Christianity (3rd century)
    St. Crispin; Crispin.
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Saint Cuthbert's beads

  • (Paleon.), the fossil joints of crinoid stems.
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saint cyril

  • noun Greek missionary; the invention of the Cyrillic alphabet is attributed to him (826-869)
    St. Cyril; Cyril.
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Saint Dabeoc's heath

  • (Bot.), a heatherlike plant (Dabæcia polifolia), named from an Irish saint.
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saint david

  • noun patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    St. David; David.
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saint denis

  • noun United States dancer and choreographer who collaborated with Ted Shawn (1877-1968)
    Ruth St. Denis; St. Denis; Ruth Saint Denis.
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Saint Distaff's Day

  • . See under Distaff.
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saint dominic

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221)
    Dominic; St. Dominic; Domingo de Guzman.
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saint edward the confessor

  • noun son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)
    Edward the Confessor; St. Edward the Confessor.
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saint edward the martyr

  • noun King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978)
    Edward the Martyr; St. Edward the Martyr.
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saint elizabeth ann bayley seton

  • noun United States religious leader who was the first person born in the United States to be canonized (1774-1821)
    Elizabeth Seton; Mother Seton; Seton.
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Saint Elmo's fire

  • noun an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
    Saint Elmo's light; St. Elmo's fire; Saint Ulmo's fire; corona discharge; corona; corposant; Saint Elmo's fire; electric glow.
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  • a luminious, flamelike appearance, sometimes seen in dark, tempestuous nights, at some prominent point on a ship, particularly at the masthead and the yardams. It has also been observed on land, and is due to the discharge of electricity from elevated or pointed objects. A single flame is called a Helena, or a Corposant; a double, or twin, flame is called a Castor and Pollux, or a double Corposant. It takes its name from St. Elmo, the patron saint of sailors.
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saint elmo's light

  • noun an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
    Saint Elmo's light; St. Elmo's fire; Saint Ulmo's fire; corona discharge; corona; corposant; Saint Elmo's fire; electric glow.
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saint emilion

  • noun full-bodied red wine from around the town of Saint Emilion in Bordeaux
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saint eustatius

  • noun an island in the Netherlands Antilles
    St. Eustatius.
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saint francis

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)
    St. Francis of Assisi; St. Francis; Francis of Assisi; Giovanni di Bernardone; Saint Francis.
  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas
    St. Francis River; St. Francis; Saint Francis.
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saint francis of assisi

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian and the Roman Catholic monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226)
    St. Francis of Assisi; St. Francis; Francis of Assisi; Giovanni di Bernardone; Saint Francis.
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saint francis river

  • noun a tributary of the Mississippi River that rises in Missouri and flows southeastward through Arkansas
    St. Francis River; St. Francis; Saint Francis.
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saint francis xavier

  • noun Spanish missionary and Jesuit who establish missionaries in Japan and Ceylon and the East Indies (1506-1552)
    Xavier.
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saint george

  • noun Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)
    George; St. George.
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Saint George's cross

  • (Her.), a Greek cross gules upon a field argent, the field being represented by a narrow fimbriation in the ensign, or union jack, of Great Britain.
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Saint George's ensign

  • a red cross on a white field with a union jack in the upper corner next the mast. It is the distinguishing badge of ships of the royal navy of England; called also the white ensign. Brande & C.
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Saint George's flag

  • a smaller flag resembling the ensign, but without the union jack; used as the sign of the presence and command of an admiral. Eng. Brande & C.
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Saint Gobain glass

  • (Chem.), a fine variety of soda-lime plate glass, so called from St.Gobain in France, where it was manufactured.
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saint gregory i

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604)
    Gregory I; St. Gregory I; Gregory; Gregory the Great.
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saint ignatius

  • noun bishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110)
    Ignatius; St. Ignatius.
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saint ignatius of loyola

  • noun Spaniard and Roman Catholic theologian and founder of the Society of Jesus; a leading opponent of the Reformation (1491-1556)
    Loyola; Ignatius of Loyola; St. Ignatius of Loyola.
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saint ignatius' itch

  • noun a disease caused by deficiency of niacin or tryptophan (or by a defect in the metabolic conversion of tryptophan to niacin); characterized by gastrointestinal disturbances and erythema and nervous or mental disorders; may be caused by malnutrition or alcoholism or other nutritional impairments
    mal rosso; Alpine scurvy; pellagra; mayidism; maidism; mal de la rosa.
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Saint Ignatius's bean

  • (Bot.), the seed of a tree of the Philippines (Strychnos Ignatia), of properties similar to the nux vomica.
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saint irenaeus

  • noun Greek theologian who was bishop of Lyons and an antiheretical writer; a saint and Doctor of the Church (circa 130-200)
    Irenaeus; St. Irenaeus.
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Saint Jame's shell

  • (Zoöl.), a pecten (Vola Jacobæus) worn by piligrims to the Holy Land. See Illust. under Scallop.
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Saint Jame's wort

  • (Bot.), a kind of ragwort (Senecio Jacobæa).
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saint james

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament
    James; St. James the Apostle; Saint James; St. James.
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saint james the apostle

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament
    James; St. James the Apostle; Saint James; St. James.
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saint jerome

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420)
    Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Eusebius Hieronymus; Hieronymus; Jerome; St. Jerome.
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saint joan

  • noun French heroine and military leader inspired by religious visions to organize French resistance to the English and to have Charles VII crowned king; she was later tried for heresy and burned at the stake (1412-1431)
    Joan of Arc; Jeanne d'Arc.
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saint john

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
    John the Divine; St. John; St. John the Apostle; John the Evangelist; Saint John; Saint John the Apostle; John.
  • noun a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
    Saint John River; Saint John; St. John River; St. John.
  • noun a port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick
    Saint John; St. John.
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saint john river

  • noun a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
    Saint John River; Saint John; St. John River; St. John.
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saint john the apostle

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
    John the Divine; St. John; St. John the Apostle; John the Evangelist; Saint John; Saint John the Apostle; John.
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saint john's

  • noun a port and provincial capital of Newfoundland
    St. John's.
  • noun the capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda; located on the island of Antigua
    St. John's; capital of Antigua and Barbuda.
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Saint John's bread

  • . (Bot.) See Carob.
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Saint John's-wort

  • (Bot.), any plant of the genus Hypericum, most species of which have yellow flowers; called also John's-wort.
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saint johns

  • noun a river in northeastern Florida that flows northward to Jacksonville and then eastward to empty into the Atlantic Ocean
    St. Johns; Saint Johns; St. Johns River.
  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
    John the Divine; St. John; St. John the Apostle; John the Evangelist; Saint John; Saint John the Apostle; John.
  • noun a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
    Saint John River; Saint John; St. John River; St. John.
  • noun a port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick
    Saint John; St. John.
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saint johns river

  • noun a river in northeastern Florida that flows northward to Jacksonville and then eastward to empty into the Atlantic Ocean
    St. Johns; Saint Johns; St. Johns River.
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saint joseph

  • noun a Christian holy day
    St Joseph; March 19.
  • noun a town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express
    St. Joseph.
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saint jude

  • noun (New Testament) supposed brother of St. James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless
    St. Jude; Thaddaeus; Judas; Jude.
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saint kitts

  • noun the largest of the islands comprising Saint Christopher-Nevis
    St. Christopher; Saint Christopher; St. Kitts.
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saint kitts and nevis

  • noun a country on several of the Leeward Islands; located to the east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983
    St. Kitts and Nevis; Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Christopher-Nevis; St. Christopher-Nevis.
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saint lawrence

  • noun Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
    St. Lawrence; Laurentius; Lawrence.
  • noun a North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic
    Saint Lawrence; St. Lawrence River; St. Lawrence.
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saint lawrence river

  • noun a North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic
    Saint Lawrence; St. Lawrence River; St. Lawrence.
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saint lawrence seaway

  • noun a seaway involving the Saint Lawrence River and the Great Lakes that was developed jointly by Canada and the United States; oceangoing ships can travel as far west as Lake Superior
    St. Lawrence Seaway.
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Saint Leger

  • the name of a race for three-year-old horses run annually in September at Doncaster, England; instituted in 1776 by Col. St. Leger.
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saint louis

  • noun king of France and son of Louis VIII; he led two unsuccessful Crusades; considered an ideal medieval king (1214-1270)
    Louis IX; St. Louis.
  • noun the largest city in Missouri; a busy river port on the Mississippi River near its confluence with the Missouri River; was an important staging area for wagon trains westward in the 19th century
    St. Louis; Gateway to the West.
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saint lucia

  • noun a country on the island of Saint Lucia; gained independence from Great Britain in 1979
    St. Lucia.
  • noun a volcanic island in the Windward Isles to the south of Martinique
    St. Lucia.
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saint luke

  • noun (New Testament) the Apostle closely associated with St. Paul and traditionally assumed to be the author of the third Gospel
    Luke; St. Luke.
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saint maarten

  • noun an island in the western Leeward Islands; administered jointly by France and the Netherlands
    St. Maarten; Saint Maarten; St. Martin.
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saint mark

  • noun Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; assumed to be the author of the second Gospel
    St. Mark; Mark.
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saint martin

  • noun an island in the western Leeward Islands; administered jointly by France and the Netherlands
    St. Maarten; Saint Maarten; St. Martin.
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Saint Martin's herb

  • (Bot.), a small tropical American violaceous plant (Sauvagesia erecta). It is very mucilaginous and is used in medicine.
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Saint Martin's summer

  • noun a period of unusually warm weather in the autumn
    Indian summer.
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  • a season of mild, damp weather frequently prevailing during late autumn in England and the Mediterranean countries; so called from St. Martin's Festival, occuring on November 11. It corresponds to the Indian summer in America. Shak. Whitier.
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saint matthew

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
    St. Matthew the Apostle; St. Matthew; Matthew; Levi; Saint Matthew.
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saint matthew the apostle

  • noun (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
    St. Matthew the Apostle; St. Matthew; Matthew; Levi; Saint Matthew.
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saint nicholas

  • noun a bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)
    Nicholas; St. Nicholas.
  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa; Santa Claus.
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saint nick

  • noun the legendary patron saint of children; an imaginary being who is thought to bring presents to children at Christmas
    Kriss Kringle; Saint Nicholas; St. Nick; Father Christmas; Santa; Santa Claus.
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saint olaf

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Olaf II; St. Olav; Saint Olaf.
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saint olav

  • noun King and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
    Olav II; St. Olaf; Olaf II; St. Olav; Saint Olaf.
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saint patrick

  • noun Apostle and patron saint of Ireland; an English missionary to Ireland in the 5th century
    Patrick; St. Patrick.
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Saint Patrick's cross

  • . See Illust 4, under Cross.
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Saint Patrick's Day

  • noun a day observed by the Irish to commemorate the patron saint of Ireland
    March 17; St Patrick's Day.
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  • the 17th of March, anniversary of the death (about 466) of St. Patrick, the apostle and patron saint of Ireland.
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saint paul

  • noun (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
    Saul of Tarsus; Paul the Apostle; Apostle Paul; Apostle of the Gentiles; Paul; St. Paul; Saul.
    • Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity
  • noun capital of the state of Minnesota; located in southeastern Minnesota on the Mississippi river adjacent to Minneapolis; one of the Twin Cities
    St. Paul; capital of Minnesota.
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saint peter

  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.
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saint peter the apostle

  • noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope
    St. Peter; Saint Peter; Simon Peter; Peter; St. Peter the Apostle.
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Saint Peter's fish

  • . (Zoöl.) See John Dory, under John.
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Saint Peter's wreath

  • noun shrub having copious small white flowers in spring
    St. Peter's wreath; Spiraea prunifolia; bridal-wreath; bridal wreath.
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  • (Bot.), a shrubby kind of Spiræa (S. hypericifolia), having long slender branches covered with clusters of small white blossoms in spring.
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Saint Peter's-wort

  • (Bot.), a name of several plants, as Hypericum Ascyron, H. quadrangulum, Ascyrum stans, etc.
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saint petersburg

  • noun a city in western Florida on Tampa Bay; a popular winter resort
    St. Petersburg.
  • noun a city in the European part of Russia; 2nd largest Russian city; located at the head of the Gulf of Finland; former capital of Russia
    Peterburg; Petrograd; St. Petersburg; Leningrad.
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saint polycarp

  • noun Greek bishop of Smyrna who refused to recant his Christian faith and was burned to death by pagans (circa 69-155)
    Polycarp; St. Polycarp.
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saint teresa of avila

  • noun Spanish mystic and religious reformer; author of religious classics and a Christian saint (1515-1582)
    Teresa of Avila.
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saint thomas

  • noun the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes
    doubting Thomas; Thomas the doubting Apostle; Thomas; St. Thomas.
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)
    St. Thomas Aquinas; Thomas Aquinas; Aquinas; St. Thomas; Saint Thomas.
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saint thomas a becket

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170; murdered following his opposition to Henry II's attempts to control the clergy (1118-1170)
    Thomas a Becket; Becket; St. Thomas a Becket.
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saint thomas aquinas

  • noun (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225-1274)
    St. Thomas Aquinas; Thomas Aquinas; Aquinas; St. Thomas; Saint Thomas.
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saint ulmo's fire

  • noun an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
    Saint Elmo's light; St. Elmo's fire; Saint Ulmo's fire; corona discharge; corona; corposant; Saint Elmo's fire; electric glow.
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saint ulmo's light

  • noun an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
    Saint Elmo's light; St. Elmo's fire; Saint Ulmo's fire; corona discharge; corona; corposant; Saint Elmo's fire; electric glow.
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saint valentine's day

  • noun a day for the exchange of tokens of affection
    Valentine's Day; February 14; Valentine Day; St Valentine's Day.
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saint vincent

  • noun an island in the center of the Windward Islands; the largest of the islands comprising Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    St. Vincent.
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saint vincent and the grenadines

  • noun an island country in the central Windward Islands; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1979
    St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
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saint vitus dance

  • noun chorea occurring chiefly in children and associated with rheumatic fever
    Sydenham's chorea; St. Vitus dance.
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Saint Vitus's dance

  • (Med.), chorea; so called from the supposed cures wrought on intercession to this saint.
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Saint's bell

  • . See Sanctus bell, under Sanctus.
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saint's day

  • noun a day commemorating a saint
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saint-bernard's-lily

  • noun southern European plant commonly cultivated for its spikes of small starry greenish-white flowers
    Anthericum liliago.
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saint-john's-bread

  • noun powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree; used as a chocolate substitute
    carob powder; carob.
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saint-mihiel

  • noun a battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918); the battle in which American troops launched their first offensive in France
    battle of St Mihiel; St Mihiel.
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saint-saens

  • noun French pianist and composer (1835-1921)
    Charles Camille Saint-Saens.
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saint-simonian

Saint`-Si*mo"ni*an noun

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  1. A follower of the Count de St. Simon, who died in 1825, and who maintained that the principle of property held in common, and the just division of the fruits of common labor among the members of society, are the true remedy for the social evils which exist. Brande & C.
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saint-simonianism

Saint`-Si*mo"ni*an*ism noun

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  1. The principles, doctrines, or practice of the Saint-Simonians; -- called also Saint-Simonism.
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saints peter and paul

  • noun first celebrated in the 3rd century
    June 29.
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To saint it

  • to act as a saint, or with a show of piety.
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