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another name for the Holy Grail
Word Origin
C15: from Old French Saint Graal. See saint, Holy Grail
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  • The brave knight, Gurnemanz, dragged his master fainting from the garden, his companions of the sangrail covering their retreat.

    Parsifal H. R. Haweis
  • That is the key-note of Parsifal, the Knight of the sangrail.

    Parsifal H. R. Haweis
Word Origin and History for sangrail

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

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