Definitions

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  • noun Roman grammarian whose textbook on Latin grammar was used throughout the Middle Ages (fourth century)

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Examples

  • It was named after a Bishop called Donatus, and was known as the Donatist heresy.

    Anglican Mainstream

  • It was named after a Bishop called Donatus, and was known as the Donatist heresy.

    Anglican Mainstream

  • "In actual fact it would be a little disappointing if they couldn't sue me," says Sparks, known as "Donatus" in the mod chip underground.

    Boing Boing: June 29, 2003 - July 5, 2003 Archives

  • Thus passed our childhood, as I have already said, in very great happiness; and by the time that my brothers had left the leading strings far behind them, and were studying their 'Donatus', Cousin Maud was teaching me to read and write, and that with much mirth and the most frolicsome ways.

    Margery — Volume 01

  • Thus passed our childhood, as I have already said, in very great happiness; and by the time that my brothers had left the leading strings far behind them, and were studying their 'Donatus', Cousin Maud was teaching me to read and write, and that with much mirth and the most frolicsome ways.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

  • Thus passed our childhood, as I have already said, in very great happiness; and by the time that my brothers had left the leading strings far behind them, and were studying their 'Donatus', Cousin Maud was teaching me to read and write, and that with much mirth and the most frolicsome ways.

    Margery — Complete

  • Among the leaders of these Christians was Bishop Donatus Magnus, the Bishop of Carthage.

    Bring Back Donatism! | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • Wikipedia has more on St Donagh (or Donat or Donatus) here and the Catholic Encyclopædia has something here.

    The Haunted Friary

  • Dame Elspeth had stood unnoticed in a corner, after the Abbot, at the request of the Sub – Prior, had honoured him with some passing notice, and asked him a few common-place questions about his progress in Donatus, and in the Promptuarium Parvulorum, without waiting for the answers.

    The Monastery

  • Just snatched from the cradle and hastily weaned, they mouth the rules of Priscian and Donatus; while still beardless boys they gabble with childish stammering the Categorics and Peri

    The Love of Books : The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury

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