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Past

The Bible

Bible Usage:

  • past used 51 times.

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Past

P'AST , participle passive Gone by; done; accomplished; ended.

1. Enacted; having received all the formalities necessary to constitute a law.


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Paste

PASTE, noun [Latin pistus, or Gr. to sprinkle, or some root which signifies to mix and knead.]

1. A soft composition of substances, as flour moistened with water or milk and kneaded, or any kind of earth moistened and formed to the consistence of dough. paste made of flour is used in cookery; paste made of flour or earth, is used in various arts and manufactures, as a cement.

2. An artificial mixture in imitation of precious stones or gems, used in the glass trade.

3. In mineralogy, the mineral substance in which other minerals are imbedded.

PASTE, verb transitive To unite or cement with paste; to fasten with paste


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Pasteboard

PASTEBOARD, noun A species of thick paper formed of several single sheets pasted one upon another, or by macerating paper and casting it in molds, etc. It is used for the covering of books, for bonnets, etc.


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Pastel

PAS'TEL, noun A plant, the woad, of the genus Isatis.

1. A coloring substance.


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Pastern

PAS'TERN, noun The part of a horse's leg between the joint next the foot and the coronet of the hoof.

1. The human leg; in contempt.


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Pastern-joint

PAS'TERN-JOINT, noun The joint in a horse's leg next the foot.


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Pasticcio

PASTIC'CIO, noun A medley; an olio.


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Pastil

PAS'TIL, noun [Latin pastillus.]

1. A roll of paste, or a kind of paste made of different colors ground with gum-water in order to make crayons.

2. In pharmacy, a dry composition of sweet smelling resins, aromatic woods, etc. burnt to clear and scent the air of a room.


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Pastime

P'ASTIME, noun [pass and time.] Sport; amusement; diversion; that which amuses and serves to make time pass agreeably.

P'ASTIME, verb intransitive To sport; to use diversion. [Little used.]


Naves Topical Index
Pastor

General references
Jeremiah 22:22
Shepherd


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Pastor

P'ASTOR, noun [Latin from pasco, pastum, to feed.]

1. A shepherd; one that has the care of flocks and herds.

2. A minister of the gospel who has the charge of a church and congregation, whose duty is to watch over the people of his charge, and instruct them in the sacred doctrines of the christian religion.


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Pastoral

P'ASTORAL, adjective [Latin pastoralis.] Pertaining to shepherds; as a pastoral life; pastoral manners.

1. Descriptive of the life of shepherds; as a pastoral poem.

2. Relating to the care of souls, or to the pastor of a church; as pastoral care or duties; a pastoral letter.

Piety is the life and soul of pastoral fidelity.

P'ASTORAL, noun A poem describing the life and manners of shepherds, or a poem in imitation of the action of a shepherd, and in which the speakers take upon themselves the character of shepherds; an idyl; a bucolic.

A pastoral is a poem in which any action or passion is represented by its effects on a country life.


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Pastorate

P'ASTORATE, noun The office, state or jurisdiction of a spiritual pastor.


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Pastorlike

P'ASTORLIKE

P'ASTORLY , adjective Becoming a pastor.


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Pastorship

P'ASTORSHIP, noun The office or rank of pastor.


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Pastry

PASTRY, noun [from paste.] Things in general which are made of paste, or of which paste constitutes a principal ingredient, as pies, tarts, cake and the like.

1. The place where pastry is made.


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Pastry-cook

PASTRY-COOK, noun One whose occupation is to make and sell articles made of paste.


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Pasturable

P'ASTURABLE, adjective [from pasture.] Fit for pasture.


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Pasturage

P'ASTURAGE, noun

1. The business of feeding or grazing cattle.

2. Grazing ground; land appropriated to grazing.

3. Grass for feed.


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Pasture

P'ASTURE, noun [Latin pasco, pastum, to feed.]

1. Grass for the food of cattle; the food of cattle taken by grazing.

2. Ground covered with grass appropriated for the food or cattle. The farmer has a hundred acres of pasture It is sometimes called pasture-land.

3. Human culture; education. [Not used.]

Common of pasture is the right of feeding cattle on another's ground.

P'ASTURE, verb transitive To feed on grass or to supply grass for food. We apply the word to persons, as the farmer pastures fifty oxen; or to ground, as the land will pasture fifty oxen.

P'ASTURE, verb intransitive To graze; to take food by eating grass from the ground.


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Pasty

PASTY, adjective Like paste; of the consistence of paste.

PASTY, noun [from paste.] A pie made of paste and baked without a dish.