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Parsifal

[pahr-suh-fuh l, -fahl] /ˈpɑr sə fəl, -ˌfɑl/
noun
1.
(italics) a music drama by Richard Wagner: composed 1877–82; première 1882.
2.
Teutonic Legend. Percival (def 1).
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  • So in Parsifal the white dove descends, overshadowing the Grail.

    Bride of the Mistletoe James Lane Allen
  • That is the key-note of Parsifal, the Knight of the Sangrail.

    Parsifal

    H. R. Haweis
  • Yet was this the very crime to which Klingsor would drive her for the ruin of Parsifal.

    Parsifal

    H. R. Haweis
  • At this moment Gurnemanz, accompanied by Parsifal and Kundry, enter.

    Parsifal

    H. R. Haweis
  • Two days passed, on the first of which Parsifal was given, and on the second Meistersinger.

    Michael E. F. Benson
  • I couldn't talk about it; there's nothing to say about it, except that it is Parsifal.

    Michael E. F. Benson
  • The first course begins with his early opera "Rienzi" and ends with "Parsifal."

    The Pianolist Gustav Kobb
  • Cecil should have the Parsifal, and anything else that he liked.

    A Room With A View E. M. Forster
  • I couldn't make out quite if she were Parsifal's mother or what.

    The Smart Set

    Clyde Fitch
British Dictionary definitions for Parsifal

Parsifal

/ˈpɑːsɪfəl; -ˌfɑːl/
noun
1.
(German myth) the hero of a medieval cycle of legends about the Holy Grail English eqivalent Percival
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