MIR'ACLE, noun [Latin miraculum, from miror, to wonder.]
1. Literally, a wonder or wonderful thing; but appropriately,
2. In theology, 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. Miracles can be wrought only by Almighty power, as when Christ healed lepers, saying, 'I will, be thou clean, ' or calmed the tempest, 'Peace, be still.'
They considered not the miracle of the loaves. Mark 6:52.
A man approved of God by miracles and signs. Acts 2:22.
3. Anciently, a spectacle or dramatic representation exhibiting the lives of the saints.
MIR'ACLE, verb transitive To make wonderful. [Not used.]