Definitions

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

  • n. Variant of prothonotary.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of prothonotary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as prothonotary.

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Examples

  • Hapsburg, with the ruler's strong memory, recalled the protonotary's plea and referred Herr Berthold to the answer the former had received, remarking, less graciously than usual, that the imperial magistrate ought to know that he would be the last to assail the privileges which he had himself bestowed upon the city.

    In the Fire of the Forge — Volume 08

  • When soon after Herr Pfinzing availed himself of a report which he had to deliver to the Emperor to intercede himself for the valiant fellow, the Hapsburg, with the ruler's strong memory, recalled the protonotary's plea and referred Herr Berthold to the answer the former had received, remarking, less graciously than usual, that the imperial magistrate ought to know that he would be the last to assail the privileges which he had himself bestowed upon the city.

    In the Fire of the Forge — Complete

  • He became a very successful and wealthy member of the Curia, first as a registrar of supplications and later as a papal protonotary

    The Pier of Goritz

  • Cajetan, a co-founder of the Theatines, received the office of protonotary at Rome from Pope Julius II when still quite young.

    Optional Memorial of St. Cajetan, confessor

  • This poem was afterwards expanded, shedding its relative pronouns, to 48 lines divided among three speakers, ‘an Angel, the protonotary Theophilus, (and) a Catechumen’: the grace and charm of original lost: —there is an autograph in A and other copies exist.

    Notes

  • My mother wanted to make me an officer, my father a subdeacon, my aunt a criminal councillor, my grandmother a protonotary, but I made myself a Vagabond.

    III. Vive la Joie!. Book X

  • When the Emperor Otho I illegally brought about the deposition of the unworthy Pope John XII (Nov., 963), he equally illegally caused to be elected, to fill his place, a layman, "Leo, the venerable protonotary".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • In 1608 he was canon, censor, and theologian of the church of Antwerp; in 1614 he was made protonotary.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • In all probability there would have been besides the learned protonotary of the supreme court, Ulrich Varenbuler, often mentioned as a friend in the letters of Erasmus and Pirkheimer, and the subject of the largest of

    Albert Durer

  • At one stage of the holy and infallible Council these learned fathers used arguments that strike us as rather striking: a cardinal assaulted an archbishop; a patriarch hit a protonotary; a

    John Hus A brief story of the life of a martyr

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