Postillate
Postillate Pos"til*late, v. t. [LL. postillatus, p. p. of postillare.] To explain by marginal notes; to postil. [1913 Webster]

Tracts . . . postillated by his own hand. --C. Knight. [1913 Webster]


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  • Postillate — Pos til*late, v. i. 1. To write postils; to comment. [1913 Webster] 2. To preach by expounding Scripture verse by verse, in regular order. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postillate — posˈtillate transitive verb and intransitive verb • • • Main Entry: ↑postil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Postil — Pos til, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Postiled} (?) or {Postilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Postiling} or {Postilling}.] To write postils, or marginal notes; to comment; to postillate. [1913 Webster] Postiling and allegorizing on Scripture. J. H. Newman. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Postiled — Postil Pos til, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Postiled} (?) or {Postilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Postiling} or {Postilling}.] To write postils, or marginal notes; to comment; to postillate. [1913 Webster] Postiling and allegorizing on Scripture. J. H. Newman …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Postiling — Postil Pos til, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Postiled} (?) or {Postilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Postiling} or {Postilling}.] To write postils, or marginal notes; to comment; to postillate. [1913 Webster] Postiling and allegorizing on Scripture. J. H. Newman …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Postilled — Postil Pos til, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Postiled} (?) or {Postilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Postiling} or {Postilling}.] To write postils, or marginal notes; to comment; to postillate. [1913 Webster] Postiling and allegorizing on Scripture. J. H. Newman …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Postilling — Postil Pos til, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Postiled} (?) or {Postilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Postiling} or {Postilling}.] To write postils, or marginal notes; to comment; to postillate. [1913 Webster] Postiling and allegorizing on Scripture. J. H. Newman …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postil — 1. noun a) A Bible commentary written in its margins. b) A marginal note. See Also: apostil, apostille 2. verb a) To write marginal or explanatory notes on; to gloss …   Wiktionary

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