An*gel"ic (#), An*gel"ic*al (#), a. [L. angelicus, Gr. : cf. F. ang'elique.]

Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel; heavenly; divine.

"Angelic harps." Thomson."Angelical actions." Hooker.

The union of womanly tenderness and angelic patience. Macaulay.

Angelic Hymn, a very ancient hymn of the Christian Church; -- so called from its beginning with the song of the heavenly host recorded in Luke ii. 14.



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