Definitions for michaelˈmaɪ kəl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a militant archangel. Dan. 10:13.
(Old Testament) the guardian archangel of the Jews
An archangel associated with defending Israel in the tribulation.
Origin: From Vulgate Michael, Michahel, from .
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an archangel, the leader of the heavenly host, at never-ending war with the devil and his angels in their arrogance of claim; is represented in art as clad in armour, with a sword in one hand and a pair of scales in the other to weigh the souls of men at the judgment. Festival, September 20.
the name of a succession of eight emperors who, at different periods, occupied the throne of the East from 811 to 1282, the last being Michael VIII., the founder of the Palæologic dynasty. Michael Angelo Buonarotti