Douay-bible definition

do͝oā, do͝o-ā
The first English translation of the Latin Vulgate Bible authorized by the Roman Catholic Church. The Old Testament was published in 1582, the New Testament in 1609-10.
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(proper) An English version of the Bible translated from the Latin Vulgate edition for the use of Roman Catholics: the New Testament was orig. published at Reims (1582) and the Old Testament at Douai (1609-10)
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Origin of douay-bible

  • After Douai

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition