The document was written in the Middle Ages, 1250.
(context, noun) city
Used of religious orders to indicate that they wear shoes.
a reclusive monk of the Greek Orthodox Church
noun , plural camerlengos
chamberlain; the cardinal who administers the Roman Catholic Church in the interregnum between Popes
The festival in the Christian year that commemorates the purification of the Virgin Mary and the presentation of the infant Jesus in the Temple
February 2nd in the western Christian church and February 15th in the Orthodox church.
A quarter day in Scotland.
noun (plural: canons)
a generally accepted principle.
The trial must proceed according to the canons of law.
A group of literary works that are generally accepted as representing a field.
"the durable canon of American short fiction" William Styron.
The works of a writer that have been accepted as authentic.
the entire Shakespeare canon
A Eucharistic Prayer, particularly, the Roman Canon.
A religious law or body of law decreed by the church.
We must proceed according to law.
An ecclesiastical title.
A piece of music in which the same melody is played by different voices, but beginning at different times.
Pachelbel"s Canon has become very popular.
(theology) Present in a canon of Scripture.
The w:Gospel of Luke, Gospel of Luke is a New Testament book.
In conformity with canon law.
According to recognised or orthodox rules.
The men played golf in the most way, with no local rules.
Stated or used in the most basic and straightforwardly applicable manner.
This definition would be more useful if it were .
(music) In the form of a canon.
Of or pertaining to an ecclesiastical chapter
(context, math, compsci) In canonical form.
verb (canoniz, es)
To establish as a formal, standard rule.
To define someone as a saint.
singer, especially someone who takes a special role of singing or song leading at a ceremony
A member of an order of Roman Catholic friars.
(baseball) A player on the team "The St. Louis Cardinals".
Smith became a as the result of a pre-season trade.
A player on the team "Arizona Cardinals".
A sports team or a player on a sports team at w:Stanford University, Stanford University.
A student or player on a sports team at the w:University of Louisville, University of Louisville.
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(baseball) The team "w:St. Louis Cardinals, The St. Louis Cardinals".
The team "w:Arizona Cardinals, The Arizona Cardinals".
A sports team at the w:University of Louisville, University of Louisville.
The Cardinals take the field.
A member of a Christian contemplative order of monks founded by w:Bruno of Cologne:St Bruno, Bruno of Cologne (St Bruno) in 1084.
Of, or relating to this order.
an underground system of tunnels and chambers with recesses for graves, used (in former times) as a cemetery
Note: often used in the plural
religious instruction given orally to catechumens
a book, in question and answer form, summarizing the basic principles of Christianity
a basic manual in some subject
a set of questions designed to determine knowledge
(Christianity) One who practices catechesis, i.e., catechizes catechumens; a teacher who instructs students in the doctrines of a particular Christian denomination typically in preparation for confirmation.
verb (catechizes, catechizing, catechized)
(Christianity) To give religious instruction, often by the question-and-answer method, especially children or adolescents who are preparing for confirmation.
a convert to Christianity under instruction before baptism; a young Christian preparing for confirmation
1963: Here in this room an old man had killed and boiled a , had committed sodomy with a rat, had discussed a rodent nunhood with V., a future saint " depending which story you listened to. " w:Thomas Pynchon, Thomas Pynchon, V.
The principal church of a bishop's diocese which contains an episcopal throne.
A member of a Catholic church.
The wife of the Prime Minister is a .
Of the Western Christian church, as opposed to the Orthodox church.
Christmas is celebrated at different dates in the and Orthodox calendars.
Of the Roman Catholic church.
The Church of the Sacred Heart is a one.
Literally "universal church", the whole body of Christendom, especially before the division into Western and Eastern churches.
The Roman Catholic Church, which consists of 23 particular Churches in full communion with the Bishop of Rome.
(rfv-sense) The Eastern Orthodox Church.
(rfv-sense) Any of the Oriental Orthodox Churches.
Any of the independent Catholic Churches, such as the Old Catholic Church, the Polish National Catholic Church, or the Orthodox Catholic Church.
Any Christian denomination that identifies explicitly as "Catholic" based on its affirmation of the Nicene Creed, such as any of the Anglican Churches.
The faiths, practices and doctrines of a Catholic Church, but especially of the Roman Catholic Church
The state or quality of being catholic or universal; catholicity. --w:Jer. Taylor, Jer. Taylor.
Liberality of sentiment; breadth of view.
A person who officiates at a religious ceremony, especially a marriage or the Eucharist
A person who is celebrating something
verb (celebrat, ing)
To extol or honour in a solemn manner; as, to celebrate the name of the Most High.
To honour by solemn rites, by ceremonies of joy and respect, or by refraining from ordinary business; to observe duly; to keep; as, to celebrate a birthday.
To perform or participate in, as a sacrament or solemn rite; to solemnize; to perform with appropriate rites; as, to celebrate a marriage.
A component of an electrical battery.
This MP3 player runs on 2 AAA cells.
A room in a prison for containing inmates.
The combatants spent the night in separate cells.
A room in a monastery for sleeping one person.
Gregor Mendel must have spent a good amount of time outside of his .
A small group of people forming part of a larger organization.
Those three fellows are the local of that organization.
(meteorology) A small thunderstorm, caused by convection, that forms ahead of a storm front.
There is a powerful storm headed our way.
(cytology) The basic unit of a living organism, surrounded by a cell membrane.
There is a virtual zoo of single organisms living in your mouth.
(biology) An cavity in a structure such as a honeycomb or ovary.
The bee filled the with honey.
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(biology) the title of a scientific journal published by Wikipedia:Elsevier, Elsevier
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(computing) The minimal unit of a cellular automaton that can change state and has an associated behavior.
The upper right always starts with the color green.
(communication) A short, fixed-length packet as in Wikipedia:Asynchronous Transfer Mode, asynchronous transfer mode.
Virtual Channel number 5 received 170 cells.
(communication) A region of radio reception that is a part of a larger radio network.
I get good reception in my home because it is near a tower.
(context, US, informal) A cellular phone.
(geometry) A three-dimensional facet of a polytope.
a Christian symbol, common in Ireland, which combines the cross with a ring surrounding the intersection.
a dining room, especially one on an upper floor
(context, by extension) a small circle or gathering of specialists (writers etc); a clique
noun (cenobite, s)
A member of a Greek monastic religious order; a caloyer
1980: Lamprecht knew very well how the war was going and was perfunctory in his rounding up of Jews and cenobites. " Anthony Burgess, Earthly Powers
noun (plural ceremonials)
a ceremony, or series of ceremonies, prescribed by ritual
of, relating to, or used in a ceremony; ritual or formal
A judicial court of chancery, which in England and in the United States is distinctively a court with equity jurisdiction.
In England, formerly, the highest court of judicature next to the Parliament, exercising jurisdiction at law, but chiefly in equity; but under the jurisdiction act of 1873 it became the chancery division of the High Court of Justice, and now exercises jurisdiction only in equity.
In the Unites States, a court of equity; equity; proceeding in equity.
A place of worship, smaller than, or subordinate to a church.
A place of worship in a civil institution such as an airport, prison etc.
A funeral home, or a room in one for holding funeral services.
A member of the clergy officially assigned to an institution, group, private chapel, etc.
One of the main sections into which the text of a book is divided.
An administrative division of an organization, usually local to a specific area.
A being involved in the action of a story.
A symbol used to represent a sound or a word.
A distinguishing feature; characteristic; A complex of mental and ethical traits marking a person or a group.
A moral strength.
"You may not like to eat liver," said Calvin's father, "but it builds ."
A person with many notable or eccentric features.
(mathematics) A complex number representing an element of a finite Abelian group.
(computing) One of the basic elements making up a text file or string: a code representing a printing character or a control character. Synonymous with byte in some environments.
Someone or something entrusted to one's care, i.e. a child to a babysitter.