Epistle

Definition of Epistle

E`pis´tle
n.1.A writing directed or sent to a person or persons; a written communication; a letter; - applied usually to formal, didactic, or elegant letters.
A madman's epistles are no gospels.
- Shak.
2.(Eccl.) One of the letters in the New Testament which were addressed to their Christian brethren by Apostles.
Epistle side
the right side of an altar or church to a person looking from the nave toward the chancel.
One sees the pulpit on the epistle side.
- R. Browning.
v. t.1.To write; to communicate in a letter or by writing.

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