Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The appearance of an angel to a human being.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The actual appearance of an angel to man.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The visible manifestation of an angel or angels to man.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The stories of almsgiving, burial of the dead, angelophany, exorcism, marriage of Sara with Tobias the younger, cure of the elder Tobias = = all these incidents were taken for granted as fact-narrative; nor was there ever any question of likening them to the tales of "The Arabian Nights" and the "Fables of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

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