- Saint. Also called: Paul the Apostle, Saul of Tarsus. original name Saul. died ?67 ad, one of the first Christian missionaries to the Gentiles, who died a martyr in Rome. Until his revelatory conversion he had assisted in persecuting the Christians. He wrote many of the Epistles in the New Testament. Feast day: June 29Related adjective(s): Pauline
- Jean. See Jean Paul
- Les, real name Lester Polfuss. 1915–2009, US guitarist: creator of the solid-body electric guitar and pioneer in multitrack recording
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
- BiographicalSaint, dieda.d.c67, a missionary and apostle to the gentiles: author of several of the Epistles. Cf. Saul (def. 2).
- BiographicalAlice, 1885–1977, U.S. women's-rights activist.
- BiographicalElliot (Harold), 1891–1958, U.S. novelist.
- a male given name: from a Latin word meaning "little''.
- BiographicalJohn, 1628–88, English preacher: author of The Pilgrim's Progress.
- MythologyPaul. See Paul Bunyan.