[pree-myoo-nahy-ree] /ˌpri myuˈnaɪ ri/
noun, English Law.
a writ charging the offense of resorting to a foreign court or authority, as that of the pope, and thus calling in question the supremacy of the English crown.
the penalty of forfeiture, imprisonment, outlawry, etc., incurred.
noun (English history)
a writ charging with the offence of resorting to a foreign jurisdiction, esp to that of the Pope, in a matter determinable in a royal court
the statute of Richard II defining this offence
[pree-nes-tee] /priˈnɛs ti/ noun 1. ancient name of .
[pree-nes-tin] /priˈnɛs tɪn/ adjective 1. of or relating to the ancient town of Praeneste in Italy, or to the Latin dialect spoken there.
[pree-noh-muh n] /priˈnoʊ mən/ noun, plural praenomina [pree-nom-uh-nuh, -noh-muh-] /priˈnɒm ə nə, -ˈnoʊ mə-/ (Show IPA), praenomens. 1. the first or personal name of a Roman citizen, as “Gaius” in “Gaius Julius Caesar.”. /priːˈnəʊmɛn/ noun (pl) -nomina (-ˈnɒmɪnə), -nomens 1. an ancient Roman’s first or given name See also agnomen, cognomen, nomen n. from Latin […]
[pree-pos-ter] /priˈpɒs tər/ noun 1. a senior student at an English public school who is given authority over other students.
[pri-see-pee, prahy-suh-pee] /prɪˈsi pi, ˈpraɪ səˌpi/ noun, Astronomy. 1. an open star cluster in the center of the constellation Cancer, visible to the naked eye. /praɪˈsiːpɪ/ noun 1. an open cluster of several hundred stars in the constellation Cancer, visible to the naked eye as a hazy patch of light n. loose (“open”) star cluster […]