of, relating to, or originating in Reims

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Examples from the Web for rhemish

Historical Examples of rhemish

  • Wiclif and the Rhemish of course hold to the occiditis of the Vulgate, the one with "slay," and the other with "kill."

  • Ironically enough, they did much to familiarize the revisers with the Rhemish version and its merits.

Word Origin and History for rhemish



"of or pertaining to Rheims (earlier English Rhemes), city in northeastern France (see Reims), 1580s; specifically in reference to an English translation of the New Testament by Roman Catholics at the English college there, published 1582.

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