Definition of Bartholomew, St in English:

Bartholomew, St

Line breaks: St Bar|tholo|mew
Pronunciation: /bɑːˈθɒləˌmjuː
 
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An Apostle. He is said to have been flayed alive in Armenia, and is hence regarded as the patron saint of tanners. Feast day, 24 August.

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