Definitions

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  • n. A notification by a candidate for Holy Orders of his intention to enquire whether any impediment may be alleged against him.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A notification by a candidate for orders of his intention to inquire whether any impediment may be alleged against him.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A public notice; specifically, in the Ch. of Eng., a notice publicly given in the parish church of a candidate for the diaconate or priesthood, announcing his intention to offer himself for ordination, and asking any one present to declare any impediment against his admission to orders.

Etymologies

Latin, if anyone (the first words of the notice in Latin). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 'Diximus etiam de pacis violatione et de immunitatibus domus, si quis hoc in posterum fecetit ut perdat ornne quod habet, et sit in regis arbitro utrum vitam habeat.'

    Memoir Correspondence And Miscellanies

  • Sed herbas istas si quis forte, antequam pro ratione artis componantur, adspiciat, si quidem in agris aut montibus, velut foenum vile conculcat et praeterit.

    The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries

  • Qui sero ex aliqua parte didicerit animarum apud Christum esse medicinam, intelliget profecto ex hic libris, qui in ecclesiis recitantur, tamquam ex agris et montibus, salutares herbas adsumere unumquemque debere, sermonum dumtaxat vim, ut si quis illi est in anima languor, non tam exterioris frondis et corticis, quam succi interioris hausta virtute sanetur: [1701] 1

    The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries

  • Quae verborum medicamenta si quis incultius per libros tamquam per agros videat esse dispersa, ignorans singulorum dictorum virtutem, ut vilia haec et nullum sermonis cultum habentia praeteribit.

    The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries

  • 'Et si quis prater hanc, falsam fecerit, perdat manum quacum falsam confecit.'

    Memoir Correspondence And Miscellanies

  • 'Gif hwa gefeohte on Cyninges huse sy he scyldig ealles his yrfes, and sy on Cyninges dome hwsether he lif age de nage: si quis in regis domo pugnet, perdat omnem suam ha; reditatem, et in regis sit arbitrio, possideat vitarn an non possideat.'

    Memoir Correspondence And Miscellanies

  • Mehemiurn autem dici poterit, ubi aliquis in aliqua. parte sui corporis la sionern acceperit, per quam affectus sit inutilis ad pugnandum: ut sirnanus ampuletur, vel pes, octilus privetur, vel scerda de osse capitis lavetnr, vel si quis dentes praer. isores amiserit, vel castratus fuerit, et talis pro mahemiato poterit adjudicari. '

    Memoir Correspondence And Miscellanies

  • 'Item erit si quis hamsokne qua; dicitur invasio domus contra pacem domini regis in domo sua se defenderit, et invasor occisus fuerit; impersecutus et inultus ramanebit, si ille quem invasit aliter se defendere non potuit; dicitur enim quod non est dignus habere pacem qui non vult observare earn.'

    Memoir Correspondence And Miscellanies

  • Tribuni, Praefecti, Comites, exercitus quoque ad pervestigandum cum moventur edictis Imperialibus; praemia dela toribus proponuntur, si quis eum vivum, si id minus, caput certe

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Dissimulavit ergo, et tamen, si quis inciderit. mari occulte mergebatur.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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