/ (ˈpɒstɪl) /
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a commentary or marginal note, as in a Bible
a homily or collection of homilies
verb -tils, -tiling, -tiled, -tils, -tilling or -tilled
obsolete to annotate (a biblical passage)
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The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?
Word Origin for postil
C15 (postille): from Old French postille from Medieval Latin postilla, perhaps from post illa (verba textus), after these words in the text, often the opening phrase of such an annotation
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