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host

(Multitude), noun a many, a mass of, an abundance of, army, array, assembly, body, cloud, cluster, company, congregation, crowd, crush, flood, galaxy, group, herd, horde, jam, large amount, litter, nest, no end of, numbers, pack, panoply, school, scores, slew, storm

host

(Owner), noun barkeeper, bartender, hostess, hotel keeper, innkeeper, inviter, owner, owner of an estabbishment, proprietor, restaurant owner, saloon keeper, serving liquor, tavern keeper
Associated concepts: host liability statute
See also: body, collection, mass, plurality, quantity
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? A Heavenly Host of Angels at Birmingham Museum Tour guide Wendy Cooke will show you some of the angels featured throughout the galleries.
"And, suddenly, there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, 'Glory to God in the highest, and on Earth peace, and goodwill toward men,''' says Linus.
May God rebuke him we humbly pray, and do though O prince of the heavenly host By the power of God cast into hell Satan and all evil spirits who prowl the world seeking the ruin of souls.
29) to acknowledge the great mystery of the heavenly host.
How did Lucifer convince one-third of the Heavenly host to follow him and forsake God?
The Christmas pageant's heavenly host gathers in the winter light.
Fortunately, many of the names of those appearing have been recorded, both the cast of the play and the "heavenly host of angels" who were the choir.
As the novel begins, Jacob, who died in Paris in 1773, comes to consciousness, wondering if he has been transformed into an angel: "I reveled at having been chosen, against all odds, to be part of the heavenly host. I yearned to admire myself--or better, to be admired.
A lovely group of angels at the top of the panel represents the "multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying 'Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men.'" The shepherds shield their eyes from the supernatural light as they receive the news.
But the little shepherds and their assorted animals are just as important as the heavenly host.
Women are seen as the more philosophical of the heavenly host, Minerva, for example - wisdom incarnate, or Juno, all-wise, all-knowing.
But the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, acting as the Passion's 'large chorus', grasped the tricky timings and dissonant quality of the work and delivered them, in general (give or take one or two glitches), in accomplished fashion - the massed male voices adding weight to the role of Pontius Pilate, and the sopranos soaring skywards as heavenly host. Together, at times, they created a terrific sound.