Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In the manner or form of an ecclesiastical chapter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In the manner or form of an ecclesiastical chapter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the form or manner of a chapter, as of a religious order.

Etymologies

capitular +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The dean of Strasburg, the prebendaries, the capitulars and domiciliars (capitularly assembled in the morning to consider the case of butter’d buns) all wished they had followed the nuns of saint Ursula’s example. —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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