Definition of Canons

1. Noun. (plural of canon) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of cañon) ¹

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Definition of Canons

1. canon [n] - See also: canon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canons

canonising
canonist
canonistic
canonists
canonizable
canonization
canonizations
canonize
canonized
canonizer
canonizers
canonizes
canonizing
canonries
canonry
canons (current term)
canonship
canonships
canoodle
canoodled
canoodler
canoodlers
canoodles
canoodling
canoodlings
canophilia
canopic
canopic jar
canopic jars
canopic vase

Literary usage of Canons

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In Bohemia there are still some houses of Croisier canons, as they are called, who, however, seem to be different from the well- ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1879)
"At first all the canons resided ; then they attended in courses; at length they volunteered residence. Thus there grew up three classes of canons—(l) ..."

3. Journal of Theological Studies (1902)
"Of the two canons alleged by Zosimus, the one ordained that any priest or deacon condemned by his own bishop should have a right of appeal to the ..."

4. Critical Miscellanies by John Morley (1905)
"'There is only an apparent contradiction,' says Thomassin, ' between saying that the Pope is above the canons, and that he is bound by them; ..."

5. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1885)
"On the other hand, it is quite possible that the nuns had left and that the lands of the nunnery had been transferred to some ' secular canons,' and that ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"The Council in Trullo (692) sanctioned the Constitutions as law for the Greek Church, but rejected the canons. The Latin Church adopted neither, ..."

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