American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Ecclesiastical Of or associated with Jesus as the Lord.
- adj. Ecclesiastical Relating to Sunday as the Lord's day.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the Lord's day, or Sunday.
- Relating to Christ as Lord: as, the dominical prayer.
- n. The Lord's day; Sunday.
- n. The Lord's house; a building used for religious service.
- n. A dominical letter.
- n. A garment or veil for Sundays. See dominicale.
- adj. rare Pertaining to the day of the Lord (i.e., Jesus): Sunday.
- adj. Pertaining to the dominical letter, an ancient system for determining Sundays (and especially Easter Sunday) in any given year.
- n. obsolete Sunday
- n. obsolete The Lord's Prayer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Indicating, or pertaining to, the Lord's day, or Sunday.
- adj. Relating to, or given by, our Lord.
- n. obsolete The Lord's day or Sunday; also, the Lord's prayer.
- adj. of or relating to or coming from Jesus Christ
- adj. of or relating to Sunday as the Lord's Day
- From Late Latin dominicālis ("of or pertaining to Sunday"), from Ecclesiastical Latin dominicus diēs ("day of the Lord") + -ālis; from Latin dominicus ("of or pertaining to a lord or master"), from dominus ("lord" or "master") + -icus, from domus ("house"), + -inus. (Wiktionary)
- Late Latin dominicālis, from Latin dominicus, of a lord, from dominus, lord; see dem- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“These were: (1) the Scriptures as the Word of God, (2) the Nicene Creed as a sufficient statement of faith, (3) the dominical sacraments, and (4) the historic episcopate.”
“In listing the dominical sacraments, the Bishops explained: "The two Sacraments,--Baptism and the Supper of the Lord,--ministered with unfailing use of Christ's words of institution and of the elements ordained by Him.”
“In my experience, the biggest personal one is the dominical demand to forgive the repentant.”
“At times we all deserve the dominical rebuke "O ye of little faith.”
“His Judas is a fiery, intelligent, rather worldly disciple, who knows about corrupt dealings between the Jewish priesthood and the Roman occupiers, and is always skeptical about some of the dominical claims.”
“I, Offa, by the gift of God king of the Mercians, corroborating the aforesaid land at the petition of Wihthun, bishop of the South Saxons subscribe and will confirm with the impression of the dominical Cross.”
“Who knows not," says Milton, in his reply to the [Greek: EIKÔN BASIAIKÊ], "the licentious remissness of his Sunday's theatre, accompanied with that reverend statute for dominical jigs and May-poles, published in his own name," etc.?”
“The value of L is always given by the formula for the dominical letter, and”
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