Definition of Donatives
1. donative [n] - See also: donative
Lexicographical Neighbors of Donatives
Literary usage of Donatives
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Advowsons by John Mirehouse (1824)
"Wherein these differ from donatives properly so called. ... But these differ from donatives, inasmuch as the donation of deaneries and prebends is followed ..."
2. The History of the Church of England, in the Colonies and Foreign by James S. M. Anderson (1856)
"And as for the necessity, which they talked about, of Episcopal superintendence, the Governor told them that the Parishes in Maryland were all donatives, ..."
3. The Liberty of the Press, Speech, and Public Worship: Being Commentaries on by James Paterson (1880)
"This was held to be the con- .struction of the Act which did least harm to the Protestant co-patron.2 Advowsons as donatives.—Another kind of incumbency is ..."
4. A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire by Henry George Liddell (1855)
"Four Triumphs of Ciesar: amnesty: donatives. § 11. Fresh war in Spain: defeats Pompeians at Munda: death of young Cn. Pompey, escape of Sextus. § 12. ..."
5. The History of Rome by Livy (1835)
"When at length he perceived how few friends he had in the senate and higher orders, he redoubled his donatives, distributions, entertainments, and games, ..."