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ecclesiastical Idioms & Phrases


ecclesiastical attire

  • noun attire that is appropriate to wear in a church
    ecclesiastical attire.
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ecclesiastical benefice

  • noun an endowed church office giving income to its holder
    benefice.
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ecclesiastical calendar

  • noun a calendar of the Christian year indicating the dates of fasts and festivals
    church calendar.
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Ecclesiastical commissioners for England

  • a permanent commission established by Parliament in 1836, to consider and report upon the affairs of the Established Church.
Webster 1913

Ecclesiastical courts

  • courts for maintaining the discipline of the Established Church; called also Christian courts. Eng.
Webster 1913

Ecclesiastical law

  • noun the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church
    canon law.
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  • a combination of civil and canon law as administered in ecclesiastical courts. Eng.
Webster 1913

ecclesiastical mode

  • noun any of a system of modes used in Gregorian chants up until 1600; derived historically from the Greek mode
    medieval mode; Gregorian mode; church mode; ecclesiastical mode.
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Ecclesiastical modes

  • noun any of a system of modes used in Gregorian chants up until 1600; derived historically from the Greek mode
    medieval mode; Gregorian mode; church mode; ecclesiastical mode.
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  • (Mus.), the church modes, or the scales anciently used.
Webster 1913

ecclesiastical province

  • noun the district within the jurisdiction of an archbishop or a metropolitan or one of the territorial divisions of an ecclesiastical order
    • the general of the Jesuits has several provinces under him
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ecclesiastical robe

  • noun attire that is appropriate to wear in a church
    ecclesiastical attire.
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Ecclesiastical States

  • the territory formerly subject to the Pope of Rome as its temporal ruler; called also States of the Church. and Papal States.
Webster 1913

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