Mystery - (a.) A profound secret; something wholly unknown, or something
kept cautiously concealed, and therefore exciting curiosity or wonder;
something which has not been or can not be explained; hence,
specifically, that which is beyond human comprehension.
Mystery - (a.) A kind of secret religious celebration, to which none were
admitted except those who had been initiated by certain preparatory
ceremonies; -- usually plural; as, the Eleusinian mysteries.
Mystery - (a.) The consecrated elements in the eucharist.
Mystery - (a.) Anything artfully made difficult; an enigma.
Mystery - (n.) A trade; a handicraft; hence, any business with which one
is usually occupied.
Mystery - (n.) A dramatic representation of a Scriptural subject, often
some event in the life of Christ; a dramatic composition of this
character; as, the Chester Mysteries, consisting of dramas acted by
various craft associations in that city in the early part of the 14th