Catholic Epistles

plural noun

Definition of Catholic Epistles

: the five New Testament letters including James, I and II Peter, I John, and Jude addressed to the early Christian churches at large

First Known Use of Catholic Epistles

1582, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Catholic Epistles

Statistics for Catholic Epistles

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Catholic Epistles

The first known use of Catholic Epistles was in 1582

See more words from the same year

Comments on Catholic Epistles

What made you want to look up Catholic Epistles? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

food or victuals

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!