Definition of Gabriel
1. Noun. (Bible) the archangel who was the messenger of God.
Generic synonyms: Archangel
Definition of Gabriel
1. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name). ¹
2. Proper noun. (biblical character) An archangel associated with carrying messages from God ¹
3. Proper noun. (Islam) An angel associated with the revelation of the Qur'an ¹
4. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹
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Literary usage of Gabriel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In apocryphal Christian literature the same names occur, cf. Enoch, be, and the Apocalypse of the Blessed Virgin. M. BRIAULT. gabriel ..."
2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1887)
"WP Gardner San gabriel. Chas. Sheats Tustin City. WB Wall Tustin City. Thos. ... LJ Rosé San gabriel. Jamen Foord San gabriel. LHTitus San gabriel. ..."
3. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1917)
"[DANTE gabriel ROSSETTI, poet and painter, was born in London, in the year 1828; his father, by birth and education an Italian, being distinguished as a ..."
4. History of the Huguenot Emigration to America by Charles Washington Baird (1885)
"gabriel gabriel Manigault, the father of Pierre and auit. gabriel, who settled in South Carolina, was the and it counts among its members superior officers ..."
5. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1896)
"CHAPTER IV IN WHTCH THE ARTFUL gabriel IS DISCOVERED NOTWITHSTANDING his ... Thar 'aa good deal said lately in the papers," began gabriel cautiously, ..."
6. Romeo and Julietby William Shakespeare, Peter Augustin Daniel by William Shakespeare, Peter Augustin Daniel (1874)
"gabriel Harvey's Third Letter, from his ' Foure Letters and certaine Sonnets,' 1592; h. five sections,—Poetrie; Poets; Comparative Discourse of our English ..."