- A wonder or wonderful thing."That miracle and queen of genus." [Shak.]
- Specifically:An event or effect contrary to the established constitution and course of things, or a deviation from the known laws of nature; a supernatural event, or one transcending the ordinary laws by which the universe is governed."They considered not the miracle of the loaves." [Mark vi. 52.]
- A miracle play.
- A story or legend abounding in miracles.(Obs)"When said was all this miracle." [Chaucer.]
Etymology: F., fr. L. miraculum, fr. mirari to wonder. See Marvel, and cf. Mirror