- n. common misspelling of vade mecum.
“Monsignor Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, a respected Spanish Jesuit archbishop, has been placed in charge of drawing up the handbook, known as a "vademecum", which will update the current rules set in 1978.”
“The guidelines will come in a "vademecum", or handbook, which is in its final stages and will be published soon by the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.”
“Monsignor Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, a respected Spanish Jesuit archbishop, has been placed in charge of drawing up the handbook, known as a “vademecum”, which will update the current rules set in 1978.”
“Hereunto Pantagruel very willingly consented, and they drank so neat that there was not so much as one poor drop left of two hundred and seven and thirty puncheons, except one boracho or leathern bottle of Tours which Panurge filled for himself, for he called that his vademecum, and some scurvy lees of wine in the bottom, which served him instead of vinegar.”
“At any rate I promise that my next book will be equipped with a graduate vademecum-guidance for beginners, for advanced and for specialist readers.”
“With four-fifths of the quotations belonging to the Confucian bibliography, and half of these from the Shih-ching and the Lun-yü, these two works appear thus to have already formed the vademecum of the scholar of the time.”
“I measured it with my stick — the gentleman-scout's vademecum, I call it — it's marked off in inches.”
“He peered dubiously at the depression in the bed clothes, and measured it a second time with the gentleman-scout's vademecum.”
“Another sacred book is the Kolasta, or "Summa" or practical vademecum containing hymns, liturgies, rites for marriages, etc.”
“And ires dire glories in excellence, and deuces tecum vademecum Christ Jesu, and birds of a feather, and now I lay me down to sleep, and a child is born for you to keep -- Amen! Amen! --”
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