Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Giving admonition; monitory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Calling to mind; giving admonition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete calling to mind; giving admonition

Etymologies

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Latin commonitorius.

Examples

  • The Bishop of _Ravenna_, the Metropolis of _Flaminia_ and _Æmilia_, was also subject to the Pope: for _Zosimus_, A.C. 417, excommunicated some of the Presbyters of that Church, and wrote a commonitory Epistle about them to the Clergy of that Church as a branch of the _Roman_ Church: _In sua_, saith he, _hoc est, in Ecclesia nostra Romana_.

    Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John

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