the position or office of canon; canonry.
A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10) Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
(Nanuntenoo) died 1676, Narragansett leader: executed by colonists. Historical Examples The Indian: On the Battle-Field and in the Wigwam John Frost The Indian: On the Battle-Field and in the Wigwam John Frost Elsie’s Journey on Inland Waters Martha Finley The Indian: On the Battle-Field and in the Wigwam John Frost A Short History of the […]
a member of a Christian community of women living under a rule but not under a vow. Historical Examples The Prose Writings of Heinrich Heine Heinrich Heine The Iron Pincers Eugne Sue The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt The World’s Greatest Books, Vol VII Various The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova […]
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 age specified by canon law when a person becomes eligible to participate in a certain rite or hold a certain office.