Definition of Azyms
1. azym [n] - See also: azym
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Azyms
|azygos vein principle|
azyms (current term)
Literary usage of Azyms
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1874)
"The early history of the usage is very obscure ; but the Western Church had certainly, from a very remote date, employed azyms, or unleavened bread, ..."
2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"... of the month Nisan, on which day common bread, remarkable for its fine church and statue of Winkel- and not the azyms, must have been used; ..."
3. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"A question concerning the azyms was fiercely debated in the eleventh century, and the essence of the Eucharist was supposed in the East and West to depend ..."