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 Passionists.Passy-measure or Passing-measure. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pass’over.
 
A Jewish festival to commemorate the deliverance of the Israelites, when the angel of death (that slew the first-born of the Egyptians) passed over their houses, and spared all who did as Moses commanded them.   1
 


 Passionists.Passy-measure or Passing-measure. 

 
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