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Definition of Grail
GrailGrail Grail, n. [OF. graal, greal, greet, F. graal, gr?al, LL.
gradalis, gradale, prob. derived fr. L. crater bowl, mixing
vessel, Gr. krath`r. See Crater.]
A broad, open dish; a chalice; -- only used of the Holy
Note: The Holy Grail, according to some legends of the Middle
Ages, was the cup used by our Savior in dispensing the
wine at the last supper; and according to others, the
platter on which the paschal lamb was served at the
last Passover observed by our Lord. This cup, according
to the legend, if appoached by any but a perfectly pure
and holy person, would be borne away and vanish from
the sight. The quest of the Holy Grail was to be
undertaken only by a knight who was perfectly chaste in
thought, word, and act.
Grail Grail, n. [Cf. OF. graite slender, F. gr[^e]te.]
One of the small feathers of a hawk.
GrailGrail Grail, n. [OF. greel, LL. gradale. See Gradual, n.]
A book of offices in the Roman Catholic Church; a gradual.
[Obs.] --T. Warton.
Such as antiphonals, missals, grails, processionals,
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