Canonist



a person who is a specialist in canon law.
Historical Examples

Library Of The World’s Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 3 Various
Catholic World, Vol. XI, April 1870-September 1870 Various
The Unity of Civilization Various
The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell
Chaucer for Children Mrs. H. R. Haweis
Chaucer’s Works, Volume 5 (of 7) — Notes to the Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer
The Real Gladstone J. Ewing Ritchie

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a specialist in canon law

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  • Canonization

    Ecclesiastical. to place in the canon of saints. to glorify. to make canonical; place or include within a canon, especially of scriptural works: They canonized the Song of Solomon after much controversy. to consider or treat as sacrosanct or holy: They canonized his many verbal foibles and made them gospel. to sanction or approve authoritatively, […]

  • Canonry

    the office or benefice of a canon. Historical Examples De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2) Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie Marzio’s Crucifix and Zoroaster F. Marion Crawford Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6 Various The Wits and Beaux of Society […]



  • Canons-regular

    See under canon2 (def 2). one of a body of dignitaries or prebendaries attached to a cathedral or a collegiate church; a member of the chapter of a cathedral or a collegiate church. Roman Catholic Church. one of the members (canons regular) of certain religious orders. noun (Christianity) a Church decree enacted to regulate morals […]

  • Canonsburg

    a city in SW Pennsylvania. Historical Examples History of Company K of the 140th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (1862-’65) Benjamin F. Powelson and Alexander Sweeney History of Company K of the 140th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (1862-’65) Benjamin F. Powelson and Alexander Sweeney



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