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the office or rank of a canon; canonry
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  • Canonicity

    the quality of being canonical. Historical Examples The Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Daniel F. W. Farrar Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 4 Various The Surprising Adventures of Sir Toady Lion With Those of General Napoleon Smith S. R. Crockett Christianity and Problems of To-day: Lectures Delivered Before Lake Forest College on the […]

  • Jus-canonicum

    canon law. noun canon law

  • Canonicus

    c1565–1647, Narragansett leader: yielded Rhode Island to Roger Williams 1636. Historical Examples England in America, 1580-1652 Lyon Gardiner Tyler The Beginner’s American History D. H. Montgomery Historic Events of Colonial Days Rupert S. Holland The Story of American History Albert F. Blaisdell King Philip John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott Historic Events of Colonial […]

  • Canonise

    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, […]

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