from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A handbook; a manual.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A handbook or manual.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Handbook; a manual of devotions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A book to be carried in the hand; a manual; a handbook.
- n. Specifically— A Roman Catholic service-book containing the Little Office of the Virgin.
- n. An ecclesiastical manual of the Greek Church.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
The plot twists were a little too convenient, and the language at times was a little unbelievable (okay she's an academic, but does that really give her the right to use the word enchiridion to describe a parenting book?).
And at enchiridion-militis.com, every writer posts this little cross â€ after her/his name.
"Yes, Officer, the registration is in the glove compartment, right next to the enchiridion."
I decided in the end not to bestow an enchiridion upon Dana -- it was just a bit too flavorful for this particular story/voice -- but here are some other suggested uses for it: Honey, the blender's broken.
Called a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer, this 'propaedeutic enchiridion' came with its own power pack, a voice-recognition interface, 'smart paper' computer pages, 'nanoreceptors' to measure the reader's pulse, and a database that amounted to 'a catalogue of the collective unconscious. '
Laurentius wanted a handbook (enchiridion) that would sum up the essential Christian teaching in the briefest possible form.
But it is only fair to bear in mind that the Lay is less a poem than an enchiridion, a sort of Emersonian guide to the conduct of life rather than an exquisitely-presented summary of the thoughts of an Eastern pessimist.
But it is only fair to bear in mind that the Lay is less a poem than an enchiridion, a sort of Emersonian guide to the conduct of life rather than an exquisitely-presented summary of the thoughts of an
It is an impious but comic enchiridion of almost all violence, all done, curiously, in a mannered style - he tended to draw people in extended and vaguely balletic postures - and in arch, elegant forms.
-- Alani enchiridion de planctu seu conquestu naturæ, prosa et versu.