Definition of Digamist

1. n. One who marries a second time; a deuterogamist.



Definition of Digamist

1. Noun. One who marries a second time; a deuterogamist. ¹

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Definition of Digamist

1. one who practices digamy [n -S] - See also: digamy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Digamist

dig
dig deep
dig in
dig in one's heels
dig into
dig one's own grave
dig out
dig out of a hole
dig up
dig up dirt
digable
digallane
digallanes
digamies
digamist (current term)
digamists
digamma
digammas
digamous
digamy
digastric
digastric branch of facial nerve
digastric fossa
digastric groove
digastric muscle
digastric notch
digastric triangle
digastrics
digastricus

Literary usage of Digamist

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1. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: Or, The Antiquities of the Christian Church, and by Joseph Bingham (1834)
"The canons farther required, that a man should be no digamist, or twice married, nor married to a widow, nor to any, that had been divorced from another man ..."

2. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe (1885)
"If you are a digamist, do you offer? How much more capital (a crime) is it for a ... if he turn digamist, is deprived of the power of acting the priest ! ..."

3. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe, Allan Menzies, Ernest Cushing Richardson, Bernhard Pick (1885)
"If you are a digamist, do you offer? How much more capital (a crime) is it for a ... if he turn digamist, is deprived of the power of acting the priest ! ..."

4. A Source Book for Ancient Church History: From the Apostolic Age to the by Joseph Cullen Ayer (1913)
"As a digamist, do you offer? How much more capital a crime it is for a ... if he turn digamist, is deprived of the power of acting as a priest? ..."

5. The Laws of Marriage: Containing the Hebrew Law, the Roman Law, the Law of by John Fulton (1883)
"A digamist cannot be ordained whether his wife be alive or dead. [Celestine III., AD 1191-1198. ... A man who has had several concubines is not a digamist. ..."

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