from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to certain minerals, such as quartz and the feldspars, that commonly occur in igneous rocks and contain large amounts of silica and alumina.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Salian Franks, or to the Salic law so called.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Based on or contained in the code of the Salian Franks: specifically applied to one of the laws in that code which excluded women from inheriting certain lands, probably because certain military duties were connected with such inheritance.
- In petrography, in the quantitative system of classification, having the characters of or belonging to the first group of standard minerals, that is, those characterized chiefly by silica (quartz) or alumina (the normative feldspathic minerals). The salic minerals are normative quartz, feldspars, leucite, nephelite, sodalites, corundum, and zircon. See rock.
I mean no shame on women in a general way nor do I support what my councilors call the salic law in France, but to secure the next generation on the throne, the princess must marry.
I don't think it's a bad thing to recognise that there is no salic law in the Danish Constitution.
Capetians, is the only royal family in world history to have ruled in an unbroken salic succession of males for over 1300 years, argues for extraordinary divine predilection, to say the least.
The salic law seemed not to have penetrated to French inns.
The traditions of the house ascribe the existence of this erection to a certain family divan, where -- say the chronicles -- the salic law was set at nought, and some pungent matters of style were considered.
Containing salic acid to helps slough off dead cells and natural tea tree oil to help skin repair itself, it sorts out bad skin quickly.
By the salic law, any man-night, by a public declaration, exempt himself from his family quarrels: but then he was considered by the law as no longer belonging to the family; and he was deprived of all right of succession, as the punishment of his cowardice. [