Definition of Clavis

1. n. A key; a glossary.



Definition of Clavis

1. a clue [n CLAVES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Clavis

claviculus
clavie
clavier
clavierist
clavieristic
clavierists
claviers
clavies
claviform
claviger
clavigerous
clavigers
clavinet
clavinets
clavipectoral fascia
clavis (current term)
clavula
clavulae
clavulanate
clavulanates
clavulanic
clavulanic acid
clavulanic acids
clavulas
clavule
clavules
clavus hystericus
clavy

Literary usage of Clavis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1902)
"Campanus refers to his receiving a copy of the clavis through the Prior of ... The clavis was first printed, 1473, at Milan, ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"The clavis ordinis alone having a sacramental nature, laymen and deacons may ... The exercise of the Twofold clavis ordinis presupposes the posses- Key and ..."

3. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1884)
"The author at different times appears in the threefold character of a Platonist, an Evolutionary Pantheist, and a Christian * clavis Rerum, pp. xiv., 142. ..."

4. The Classical Journal (1815)
"Elias petiit ut daretur sibi clavis pluvia:—petiit ut dure tur sibi clavis ... Dixerunt ipsi: Tres daves in manum legati non dantur, clavis par tus, ..."

5. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1887)
"These extracts fill more than .100 pages of The clavis, and in the case of each religion or philosophical system they constitute a complete and sufficient ..."

6. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1826)
"A Greek and English Lexicon of the New Testament, from the clavis Philologica of CA WAHL, late Senior Pastor of Schneeberg, now Superintendent of ..."

7. The Religious Spirit of the American Indian: As Shown in the Development of by Hartley Burr Alexander (1910)
"Henceforth this will become the standard edition of the 'clavis UNIVERSALIS. ... For Collier's 'clavis,' a document of all but the highest interest and ..."

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