Definition of Censors
1. Noun. (plural of censor) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of censor) ¹
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Definition of Censors
1. censor [v] - See also: censor
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Literary usage of Censors
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Roman Antiquities: Or an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans ...by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte (1842)
"censors. Two magistrates were first created, AU312, for taking an account of ... The censors at first continued m office fur five years.4 But afterwards, ..."
2. The Bibliography of Vermont: Or, A List of Books and Pamphlets Relating in by Marcus Davis Gilman (1897)
"—An Address (and Proceedings) of the Council of censors, to the People of Vermont. ... Report of Special Committee on Woman Suffrage, Council of censors, ..."
3. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1891)
"The Council of censors had assembled. The censors met every seventh year. ... The censors thereupon gave it as their opinion that the treatment of the ..."
4. Roman Antiquities: Or an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam, James Boyd, Lorenzo L. Da Ponte (1837)
"censors. Y' The censors had all the ensigns of the consuls, except the lictors. ... The censors at first continued in office for five years. ..."
5. Roman Antiquities: Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam (1833)
"censors. Two magistrates were first created, AU 312, for taking an account of the number ... The censors at first continued in office for five years, Ibid. ..."
6. A Treatise on Constitutional Conventions: Their History, Powers, and Modes by John Alexander Jameson (1887)
"Called to ratify the framed by the last Council ot censors. 5§ 217, 230. Council of censors. It submitted the amendments framed by it to the Convention next ..."