Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of, or relating to a tradition; traditional
  • n. someone who places emphasis on traditions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Traditional.
  • n. One, among the Jews, who acknowledges the authority of traditions, and explains the Scriptures by them.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as traditional.
  • n. One who acknowledges the authority of traditions.

Etymologies

tradition +‎ -ary (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • (whom he calls the traditionary Christians) nor ever was, that their faith hath descended to them solely by oral tradition.

    The Works of Dr. John Tillotson, Late Archbishop of Canterbury. Vol. 10.

  • Except during the short reign of Edward VI, the civil power, in various methods and degrees, took what may be termed the traditionary side, and favored the development of the historical more than the individual aspect of the national religion.

    Prose Masterpieces from Modern Essayists

  • This performer is, perhaps, the only one who has preserved what the French critics call _la tradition_, that is, a traditionary knowledge of the old school, or of the style in which players formerly acted, and especially in the time of MOLIÈRE.

    Paris as It Was and as It Is

  • [ "Although several so-called portraits (of St. Dominic) are preserved, yet none of them can be regarded as the _vera effigies_ of the saint, though that preserved at Santa Sabina probably presents us with a kind of traditionary likeness."] -- _History of St. Dominic_.

    A Short History of Monks and Monasteries

  • From whence we may conclude, either that St. Paul did not well to call the traditionary doctrine (as

    The Works of Dr. John Tillotson, Late Archbishop of Canterbury. Vol. 10.

  • When you come to consider it, the traditionary method of erecting the buildings in the center of a rectangular ten acres compels him to plow around the center in broken rectangles.

    CHAPTER XVI

  • The second defect of the traditionary and limited way of using the mind of Christ is a consequence of the first; this, namely; that the Moral Nature, that Law of laws, whose revelations introduce greatness, -- yea, God himself, into the open soul, is not explored as the fountain of the established teaching in society.

    Richard Geldard: Divinity School Day: Ralph Waldo Emerson Shocks Harvard

  • I made a play for Neewak and Tummasook, because of the traditionary rights they possessed; but Moosu won out by creating a priesthood and giving them both high office.

    A HYPERBOREAN BREW

  • Eyes, piercing and black and large, with a traditionary hint of obliqueness, looked forth from under clear-stencilled, clean-arching brows.

    THE GREAT INTERROGATION

  • I made a play for Neewak and Tum - masook, because of the traditionary rights they possessed; but Moosu won out by creating a priesthood and giving them both high office.

    A HYPERBOREAN BREW

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