Old Church Slavonic, esp as preserved in the liturgical use of the Orthodox church
noun, Roman Catholic Church. 1. the souls in purgatory.
noun, Printing. 1. (def 2). noun 1. a heavy typeface in Gothic style
noun, Theology. 1. those Christians in heaven who have triumphed over evil and the enemies of Christ.
noun, Theology. 1. the entire body of Christian believers on earth.