Definition of Canonists

1. Noun. (plural of canonist) ¹



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Definition of Canonists

1. canonist [n] - See also: canonist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canonists

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canonists (current term)
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Literary usage of Canonists

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1. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet (1829)
"9. they (viz. the schoolmen and canonists) studied to make bishops and priests seem very near one another, so that the difference was but small. ..."

2. A General Survey of Events, Sources, Persons and Movements in Continental by John Henry Wigmore (1912)
"Treatise; The canonists. —The Canon law was taught in the Schools or Universities as a branch of theology, by masters or doctors of the Decretum. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Comprising the History, Institutions by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"To these ceremonies the canonists and theologians of the middle ages attached great importance, and the canonists and theologians of later times have for ..."

4. A History of the Law of Nations by Thomas Alfred Walker (1899)
"Meanwhile the conceptions of Jus Naturale, Jus Gentium, and Jus Civile had passed to the schools of the canonists and theologians. ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1900)
"... only two secular canonists took part in this proceeding. The sentence was pronounced in Wy- ... canonists ..."

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