Definition of Homilies

1. Noun. (plural of homily) ¹



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Definition of Homilies

1. homily [n] - See also: homily

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homilies

homiciders
homicides
homidium bromide
homie
homier
homies
homiest
homiform
homigrade scale
homilete
homiletes
homiletically
homiletics
homilies (current term)
homilist
homilists
homilite
homily
hominal
hominal physiology
homines
hominess
hominesses
homing
homing behaviour
homing device
homing instinct
homing pigeon

Literary usage of Homilies

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1. A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1400 by John Edwin Wells (1916)
"CHAPTER V homilies AND LEGENDS Some sermons or homilies extant from the Middle English period are unaffected by legends. There are preserved legends ..."

2. The English Catalogue of Books by Sampson Low, Publishers' Circular, Sampson Low, Son and Marston (1898)
"Ruth : Exposition and Homiletics by James Morison ; homilies by various Authors. New ed. ... homilies by various PU Authors. 1 Chronicles, Expositions and ..."

3. The Exemplum in the Early Religious and Didactic Literature of England by Joseph Albert Mosher (1911)
"Latin homilies, though some of them have the appearance of original compositions.80 The above statements lead to the conclusion that the Old English ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The arrangement of the material corresponds on the whole to that of the main body of the homilies. Barnabas, however, comes to Rome instead of Clement to 3. ..."

5. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1865)
"homilies (Title, as above). Newly imprinted and by the Kynges Highness ... homilies, &c., to which are added the Constitutions and Canons Ecclesiastical, ..."

6. Specimens of Early English by Richard Morris, Walter William Skeat (1882)
"OLD ENGLISH homilies. BEFORE AD I 2CO. THE two homilies entitled 'In Diebus Dominicis' and ' Hie dicendum est de Propheta' are part of an ..."

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