Red Mass

nounRoman Catholic Church.
  1. a votive Mass of the Holy Ghost said as a blessing for the legal profession.

Words Nearby Red Mass Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Red Mass in a sentence

  • Only the western heavens, where the sun sank in a Red Mass of ominous splendour, was alive with energy.

    The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
  • More than four hundred thousand dollars in gold lay in a glittering, Red Mass before him!

  • In the great Red Mass of the school buildings the golden clock moved on through each day's breathless hour of cricket.

    Sinister Street, vol. 1 | Compton Mackenzie
  • A few times he had to take two shots, but ordinarily one was enough to bring down a giant crab in a writhing Red Mass.

  • Then followed a roaring crash—a terrible breaking onslaught upon the brush—and the huge Red Mass seemed to flash down toward me.