Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name applied to a fish, the black escolar, Epinnula magistralis, in the West Indies.
- n. Lord; master.
- n. A clergyman; especially a settled minister or parson.
- n. A West Indian fish (Epinula magistralis), of the family Trichiuridae.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A name given to a pastor of the Reformed Church. The word is also applied locally in the United States, in colloquial speech, to any clergyman.
- n. (Zoöl.) A West Indian fish (Epinula magistralis), of the family
Trichiuridæ. It is a long-bodied, voracious fish.
- n. a clergyman; especially a settled minister or parson
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“The tract is Absolve domine rather than Sicut cervus, found in the earlier polyphonic requiems of Ockeghem and La Rue.”
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