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1. commū̆ne n.

79 quotations in 6 senses
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A commonwealth; a community, town; also, the people of such a body politic; the commune of the land.

2. cǒmplī̆n(e n.

Additional spellings: compline
31 quotations in 3 senses
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Eccl. (a) The last of the seven daily services or 'hours' (following even-song vespers) observed by monastics and priests of the Roman Church; complin; houre of complin; don complin, saien complin,

3. dētermināciǒun n.

30 quotations in 4 senses
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Usually law (a) Disposition or settlement of a suit or dispute; decision, verdict; doom, undoing; (b) power to adjudicate, jurisdiction.

4. dīocīse n.

12 quotations in 1 sense
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Eccl. A bishop's diocese.

5. fanǒun n.

9 quotations in 1 sense
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Eccl. The maniple, one of the Eucharistic vestments.

6. levāciǒun n.

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Eccl. The elevation of the consecrated Host and chalice in the Mass; ?also, the lesser elevation at the end of the Canon of the Mass; the levacioun time, the time of the elevation, the elevation; the

7. omelī(e n.

Additional spellings: omelie
19 quotations in 1 sense
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Eccl. A homily or sermon; esp. a discourse on a scriptural passage; ?also, a story, a relation [quot.: St.Anne]; bok of omelies, a homiliary.

8. pardǒun n.

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(a) Forgiveness; pardon of sins or wrongdoing; also, permission [quot.: Wycl.MCh.]; don pardoun, to grant pardon; (b) eccl. remission of part or all of the temporal penalty in purgatory for sins…

9. patē̆n(e n.

Additional spellings: patene
26 quotations in 2 senses
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Eccl. (a) The plate which holds the sacramental bread during the celebration of the Mass; (b) the cover of the chalice which holds the sacramental wine; chalice paten, a chalice cover.

10. prē̆sentāciǒun n.

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(a) The formal act or ceremony of dedicating an infant or a young child to God or to a pagan deity; also, the Christian Feast of the Presentation, Candlemas; (b) the formal induction of an elected…

11. provende n.

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(a) Food for domesticated animals, fodder, hay, grain, etc.; hors provende, provender for horses; provende poke, a bag for fodder, ?a nose bag; (b) eccl. the stipend of a member of the chapter of a…

12. purs(e n.

Additional spellings: purse
121 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) A bag, sack, or pouch, usually of cloth or leather; also, a container for receiving offerings made to an idol [quot.: Jos.Arim.]; also fig.; red purs, a bag of wisdom, one's store of good ideas…

13. residence n.

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(a) The condition of dwelling somewhere; dwelling place; also, eccl. of a clergyman: the fact of being in residence where his duties are performed; holden (kepen) residence, to dwell, reside, live…

14. sē̆quence n.

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Eccl. (a) A musical composition built on an often original Latin text and sung or chanted at various points during the liturgy and at certain times in the church year; sequence of seinte osmunde, ?a…

15. subchauntres n.

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Eccl. A nun who assists the precentor of a convent.

16. tāble n.

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(a) A small, portable writing tablet made from a slab of wood or other hard material, often covered with wax in which the characters are incised; pl. a set of tablets, usu. tied or hinged together, a…

17. tablet n.

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(a) A small, portable writing tablet made of a durable material, often covered with wax in which the characters are incised; also, a stone or metal tablet bearing an inscription; also, one of the…

18. trōper(e n.

Additional spellings: tropere
6 quotations in 1 sense
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Eccl. A book containing tropes or sequences, a troper or sequencer.

19. tunicle n.

38 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Eccl. A vestment similar to, or sometimes identical with, the dalmatic or the alb specifically assigned to the subdeacon assisting at the Mass; vestement of tunicle; (b) a regal or ceremonial…