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Definition of Grail


  1. A book of offices in the Roman Catholic Church; a gradual.
  2. A broad, open dish; a chalice; -- only used of the Holy Grail.
  3. Small particles of earth; gravel.
  4. One of the small feathers of a hawk.

Grail Quotations

The Americans all love 'The Holy Grail', and the English all love 'Life Of Brian', and I'm afraid on this one, I side with the English.
John Cleese

If you win a National Championship, or you win two, people think you have not only seen the Holy Grail, but you've embraced it. Basically, I do what a lot of people do, but I've been able to win.
Mike Krzyzewski

Well can I just make a point about the numbers because people talk a lot about police numbers as if police numbers are the holy grail. But actually what matters is what those police are doing. It's about how those police are deployed.
Theresa May

Jazz music and, more specifically, jazz musicians, are my artistic heroes. I want to be the Thelonious Monk of acting. He had no concern for how well he was received. He played whatever he wanted whenever he wanted. He just wasn't interested in achieving the good opinion of his audience. That's the Holy Grail of acting; of any art form.
Trevor St. John

Relevance is a search engine's holy grail. People want results that are closely connected to their queries.
Marc Ostrofsky
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Grail Translations

grail in Afrikaans is Graal
grail in Dutch is Graal
grail in Spanish is grial
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