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British Dictionary definitions for sangrail

Sangrail

Sangraal Sangreal (ˈsæŋɡrɪəl)

noun
  1. another name for the Holy Grail

Word Origin

C15: from Old French Saint Graal. See saint, Holy Grail
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Examples from the Web for sangrail

Historical Examples

  • That is the key-note of Parsifal, the Knight of the Sangrail.

    Parsifal

    H. R. Haweis

  • The brave knight, Gurnemanz, dragged his master fainting from the garden, his companions of the Sangrail covering their retreat.

    Parsifal

    H. R. Haweis


Word Origin and History for sangrail

n.

"the Holy Grail," mid-15c., from Old French Saint Graal, literally "Holy Grail" (see saint (n.) + grail).

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