What does postil mean?

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Noun
  1. (archaic) A Bible commentary written in its margins.
  2. A marginal note.
  3. A short homily or commentary on a passage of Scripture.
  4. A collection of homilies.
Verb
  1. (transitive) To write marginal or explanatory notes on; to gloss.
  2. (intransitive) To write postils, or marginal notes; to comment; to postillate.
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