Canonicals



pertaining to, established by, or conforming to a canon or canons.
included in the canon of the Bible.
authorized; recognized; accepted:
canonical works.
Mathematics. (of an equation, coordinate, etc.) in simplest or standard form.
following the pattern of a musical canon.
Linguistics. (of a form or pattern) characteristic, general or basic:
the canonical form of the past tense; a canonical syllable pattern.
canonicals, garments prescribed by canon law for clergy when officiating.
Historical Examples

My Religion Leo Tolstoy
Library Notes A. P. Russell
Leading Articles on Various Subjects Hugh Miller
Soul of a Bishop H. G. Wells
Notes and Queries, Number 213, November 26, 1853 Various
For Woman’s Love Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
The Wonderful Story of Washington Charles M. Stevens
Elster’s Folly Mrs. Henry Wood
First and Last Things H. G. Wells
The Trembling of a Leaf William Somerset Maugham

plural noun
the vestments worn by clergy when officiating
adjective
belonging to or included in a canon of sacred or other officially recognized writings
belonging to or in conformity with canon law
according to recognized law; accepted
(music) in the form of a canon
of or relating to a cathedral chapter
of or relating to a canon (clergyman)
adj.

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