paschal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj paschal of or relating to Passover or Easter "paschal lamb"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Paschal Of or pertaining to the passover, or to Easter; as, a paschal lamb; paschal eggs.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • paschal Pertaining to the Passover or to Easter.
    • paschal In heraldry, a white lamb passant, carrying a banner argent with a cross gules (the banner of St. George, or simply an emblem of the crucifixion). This was an emblem of the Knights Templars, and occurs sometimes in heraldry as a bearing of persons not of the order.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Paschal pertaining to the Passover, or to Easter
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. paschalis,: cf. F. pascal,. See Pasch
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. pascha—L.,—Gr.,—Heb. pesach, the Passover—pasach, to pass over.

Usage

In literature:

In September 1112, after Pope Paschal II.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
The first paschal feast was eaten by no man with a light heart.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus" by G. A. Chadwick
The point at issue was when the Paschal fast was to be reckoned as ending.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
When Pope Paschal II.
"The Cathedrals of Southern France" by Francis Miltoun
Bitter herbs also were often added, probably because they were eaten with the Paschal lamb.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8" by Various
This count took part in the crusade of 1095, and was afterwards excommunicated by Pope Paschal II.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5" by Various
In all of these the reference is to the paschal supper.
"A Harmony of the Gospels for Students of the Life of Christ" by Archibald Thomas Robertson
One Pietro Farnese commanded the papal armies under Paschal II.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2" by Various
It was repaired by Adrian I. and Paschal I., and lastly by St. Charles Borromeo, who took from it his title of cardinal.
"The Browning Cyclopædia" by Edward Berdoe
His presence, however, seems to have stirred Paschal to give the king's envoy a flat refusal.
"The English Church in the Middle Ages" by William Hunt
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In poetry:

On that fair day of Paschal joy
The sunshine was without alloy,
When to their very eyes restored
They looked upon the risen Lord.
"His Cheering Message From the Grave" by Augusta Treverorum
Bless thou besides the liquor and the meat,
Which thou hast given us to drink and eat,
As thou didst bless the paschal lamb of yore,
And the two fishes, by thy wond'rous pow'r ;
"Grace Before Meat" by Rees Prichard
Christ is the Paschal Lamb, our sacrifice,
Christ is the offering, that made our peace,
Christ is the spotless Lamb, by God approv'd,
Which all the sins of all the world remov'd.
"That Christ Was Typify'd" by Rees Prichard
Christ is the Paschal Lamb, that erst was slain
For sin, when on the cross He suffer'd pain;
Who, by his blood, each soul so well does keep,
That Satan from his fold can't steal a sheep.
"Christ Is All In All" by Rees Prichard
As when the Paschal week is o'er,
Sleeps in the silent aisles no more
The breath of sacred song,
But by the rising Saviour's light
Awakened soars in airy flight,
Or deepening rolls along;
"The Restoration Of The Royal Family" by John Keble
Low in adoration bending,
Now our hearts our God revere;
Faith, her aid to sight is lending,
Though unseen the Lord is near;
Ancient types and shadows ending,
Christ our paschal Lamb is here.
"Sing, My Tongue, the Saviour's Glory" by Thomas Aquinas

In news:

Paschall's Picks: TV forcing LSU to win in daylight.
Paschall's Picks: The Nutt farewell is under way.
Paschall's Picks: Vanderbilt awaiting air assault.
Paschall's college football picks: Lattimore shouldering even more.
Arlington Lamar 61, FW Paschal 28.
Three's Company: Dan Jenkins, Liz Smith, and Bud Shrake hit it big after their days at Paschal.
Paschall's picks: Zach Mettenberger adjustment no problem.
District 3ARLINGTON BOWIE HSARLINGTON HOUSTON HSARLINGTON HSARLINGTON LAMAR HSARLINGTON MARTIN HSFORT WORTH PASCHAL HSNORTH CROWLEY HSWEATHERFORD HS.
Paschall's Picks: Hogs, AU in another shootout.
The Paschal band is hosting its annual gift market, which will feature arts and gifts from more than 60 vendors.
Paschal High School, 3001 Forest Park Blvd, Fort Worth.
Paschall, girls basketball coach at No.
Apache Paschall, one of the country's most well-known and successful girls basketball coaches, died Tuesday.
Dean Paschal's short-story collection By the Light of the Jukebox shows an emergency-room doctor turned author using the emotions he often has to set aside when healing the sick.
Rick Paschall shot photos with his cell phone as a power shovel reduced the home to a pile of rubble.
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In science:

National Science Foundation. I thank Gisela Anton and Paschal Coyle for providing information about Antares. I am grateful to several colleagues in IceCube for their contributions of figures and for improvements in the text.
High Energy Neutrinos from Space
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