Associations to the word «Paul»


PAUL, proper noun. In the New Testament, Apostle to the Gentiles and author of fourteen epistles.
PAUL, proper noun. A male given name of biblical origin.
PAUL, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.
PAUL, proper noun. A city in Idaho.
PAUL, noun. An old Italian silver coin; a paolo.
PAUL, noun. Alternative form of pawl
PAUL ALLEN'S FLOWER FLIES, noun. Plural of Paul Allen's flower fly
PAUL ALLEN'S FLOWER FLY, noun. Eristalis alleni, a species of flower fly from Costa Rica.
PAUL BUNYAN, proper noun. A mythological giant lumberjack.

Dictionary definition

PAUL, noun. United States feminist (1885-1977).
PAUL, noun. (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle; "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats