Definition of Curial

1. a. Of or pertaining to the papal curia; as, the curial etiquette of the Vatican.



Definition of Curial

1. Adjective. (obsolete) Pertaining to a court; courtly. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a curia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Curial

1. curia [adj] - See also: curia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curial

curets
curettage
curettages
curetted
curettement
curettements
curettes
curetting
curf
curfew
curfewed
curfews
curfs
curiae
curial (current term)
curialism
curialist
curialistic
curialists
curialities
curiality
curias
curie
curie temperature
curienite
curies
curiet
curiets
curing

Literary usage of Curial

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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)
"The curial mensa, which is of later origin, is of the same nature: the property reserved for the personal maintenance of the parish priest, as distinct from ..."

2. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"A curial is a docked horse, but not necessarily a small one, ... From what we have seen of curial, it seems that it might mean a short axe. ..."

3. Some Leading Principles of Anglo-American Law: Expounded with a View to Its by Henry Taylor Terry (1884)
"It will be noticed that all questions of curial fact have one common characteristic ; they are questions which, so far as their own nature goes, ..."

4. Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkin (1892)
"... exemption from his curial obligations; for the same '— reason he was not to be allowed to descend into the guild of the ..."

5. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"... partial abolition, of the curial system '. We are told system. r * that he took away the collection of taxes from the local ..."

6. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1908)
"... their familiars and courtiers, that the grievances are retailed with a gusto never before known"f In face of the anti-curial feeling thus stirred up, ..."

7. The Biography and Typography of William Caxton: England's First Printer by William Blades (1882)
"... Order of Chivalry circa 1484 Canterbury Tales, 2nd edition circa 1484 Book of Fame circa 1484 The curial circa 1484 ..."

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