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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Evangel  \E*van"gel\,  n.  [F.  ['e]vangile,  L.  evangelium,  Gr  ? 
  good  news  glad  tidings,  gospel,  fr  ?  bringing  good  news  ? 
  well  +  ?  to  bear  a  message.  See  {Eu-},  and  cf  {Evangely}.] 
  Good  news  announcement  of  glad  tidings;  especially,  the 
  gospel,  or  a  gospel.  --Milton. 
 
  Her  funeral  anthem  is  a  glad  evangel.  --Whittier. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  evangel 
  n  :  four  books  in  the  New  Testament  that  tell  the  story  of 
  Christ's  life  and  teachings  [syn:  {Gospel},  {Gospels}] 




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