Rhemish
Rhemish Rhemish, a. Of or pertaining to Rheimis, or Reima, in France. [1913 Webster]

{Rhemish Testament}, the English version of the New Testament used by Roman Catholics. See {Douay Bible}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Rhemish — of or pertaining to Rheims (earlier English Rhemes), city in northeastern France, 1580s; specifically in reference to an English translation of the New Testament by Roman Catholics at the English college there, published 1582 …   Etymology dictionary

  • rhemish — rhe·mish …   English syllables

  • Rhemish — /ˈrimɪʃ/ (say reemish) adjective of or relating to Reims …   Australian English dictionary

  • rhemish — ˈrēmish adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Rheims (Reims), city in northeastern France + English ish : reims …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rhemish Testament — Rhemish Rhemish, a. Of or pertaining to Rheimis, or Reima, in France. [1913 Webster] {Rhemish Testament}, the English version of the New Testament used by Roman Catholics. See {Douay Bible}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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