Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Belonging to or used at the table.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Occurring once in a month; monthly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Belonging to the table; transacted at table.
  • adj. Occurring once in a month; monthly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Belonging to the table; transacted at table. [Rare.]
  • n. The book of accounts for articles had for the table.
  • Monthly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. the dining table

Etymologies

Middle English, from Late Latin mēnsālis, from Latin mēnsa, table.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin mensis month. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The illegal use of public employees 'pension funds of was one of the channels for siphoning off money to political parties in the "bribes for vote" scandal, known as the mensalão, which overshadowed Lula's first term in office and wrecked any idea that the PT was more ethical than other parties it always claimed were corrupt.

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  • O New York Times encabeça a lista, com uma média mensal de unique visitors de 19.503.667 um crescimento de 33% em relação ao ano de 2007.

    Top 15 newspaper sites of 2008 » Nieman Journalism Lab

  • A Wired tem uma secção mensal chamada Artefactos do Futuro, dedicada a bombas informacionais visuais sobre o futuro próximo, e este particularmente brilhante pára-brisas sobrecarregado de informação é um perfeito exemplo da ideia de realidade aumentada.

    Artefactos do futuro

  • Hoje, abrir a caixa de correio e encontrar volumosa missiva a tentar convencer-me a assinar uma revista mensal, com promessas de oferta de brindes.

    Banha da Cobra

  • Os artistas trabalham para o estado, recebendo um salário mensal e produzindo obras que estão de acordo com os preceitos artísticos do regime, ou seja, de acordo com a visão de Kim Jong Il: A picture must be painted in such a way that the viewer can understand its meaning.

    Leituras

  • Athlacca, vacated by the death of Canon Jones; and I hereby appoint you to the administratorship of my cathedral and mensal priest here.

    My New Curate

  • It is divided into fifty-five parishes, two of which, Armagh and Dundalk, are mensal parishes attached to the see.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • Achonry has twenty-two parishes, twenty of which have parish priests with full canonical rights; the remaining two are mensal parishes of the bishop.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • Although appropriated to the maintenance of certain defininte persons, mensal property is nevertheless church property, and its administrator is bound to observe the canonical rules concerning it.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Even in respect to these properties the old rule applies, in the sense that they are not common ecclesiastical possessions and are not administered as such, but after the manner of mensal property.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

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