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Last Supper

noun
1.
the supper of Jesus and His disciples on the eve of His Crucifixion.
Compare Lord's Supper (def 1).
2.
a work of art representing this.
3.
(italics) The, a mural (1495–98) by Leonardo da Vinci.
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  • Bread and fish are mentioned; wine only once, at the Last Supper; but this is not confirmed by John.

  • What called it to mind is the fact that this is also the Last Supper.

    The Pagan Madonna Harold MacGrath
  • The Last Supper, its agony and distress of mind omitted, is an occasion for impressing on "his own" the lesson of mutual love.

    The Cradle of the Christ Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  • It was the Last Supper in the old room, and they determined that it should be a good one.

    Rufus and Rose Horatio Alger, Jr
  • The subject of the central panel is the Last Supper, and it still adorns the church for which it was painted.

    The Story of Brussels Ernest Gilliat-Smith
British Dictionary definitions for Last Supper

Last Supper

noun
1.
the Last Supper, the meal eaten by Christ with his disciples on the night before his Crucifixion, during which he is believed to have instituted the Eucharist
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