Definition of St. andrew
1. Noun. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland.
Category relationships: New Testament
Generic synonyms: Apostle, Saint
Lexicographical Neighbors of St. Andrew
Literary usage of St. andrew
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry by Albert Pike (1874)
"GRAND SCOTTISH KNIGHT OF st. andrew. A MIRACULOUS tradition, something like that connected with the labarum of Constantine, hallows the Ancient Cross of St. ..."
2. Dictionary of Painters and Engravers: Biographical and Critical by Michael Bryan (1886)
"(From the church of st. andrew at Antwerp.) trait of the Virgin, &c. 1602. (Parts of the icings are by Otho van Veen and Marten ..."
3. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1888)
"Treasures [P] pass away from all under heaven." The Legend of st. andrew, in the Vercelli Book, tells how St. Matthew visited the heathen ..."
4. A survey of London by John Stow (1842)
"On the other side, at the very corner, standeth the «parish church of st. andrew, in the which church, or near thereunto, was sometime ki-pt a grammar ..."
5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"There are reasons of weight to regard the work as having been composed, together with the Acts of St. Peter, and probably those of st. andrew, by a single ..."