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date: 16 June 2019

postil, also apostil. 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Author(s):
F. L. CrossF. L. Cross, E. A. LivingstoneE. A. Livingstone

This word (Lat. postille), which in the Middle Ages was used of a gloss on a scriptural text, came to be applied esp. to a homily on the Gospel or Epistle for the day or to a book of homilies. It is perhaps derived from ... ...

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