Definition of Rectorial

1. a. Pertaining to a rector or a rectory; rectoral.



Definition of Rectorial

1. Adjective. Relating to a rector. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rectorial

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rectorial

rectocolitis
rectolaryngeal reflex
rectoperineal
rectoperineorrhaphy
rectopexy
rectophobia
rectoplasty
rector
rectoral
rectorate
rectorates
rectoress
rectoresses
rectorial (current term)
rectories
rectorite
rectorrhagia
rectorrhaphy
rectors
rectorship
rectorships
rectory
rectos
rectoscope
rectoscopes
rectoscopy
rectosigmoid
rectosigmoid junction

Literary usage of Rectorial

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

1. A Treatise on the Law of Tithes by William Eagle (1830)
"But as it frequently gives rise to very important questions between adverse claimants of rectorial tithes, and the doctrine of presumption of title against ..."

2. British Popular Customs, Present and Past: Illustrating the Social and by Thomas Firminger Thiselton Dyer (1900)
"P. Le Neve Foster, Esq., who in 1835 hold the rectorial tithes of the parish of Great Witchingham, under a lease from the warden and fellows of New College, ..."

3. The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Tottenham, in the County of by William Robinson (1840)
""W THE rectorial MANOR OF PEMBROKES, AND THE GREAT TITHES. THE Church of Tottenham was given by David, King of Scotland, in the 12th century, to the Canons ..."

4. Arthur James Balfour: The Man and His Work by Bernard Alderson (1903)
"... XXII rectorial ADDRESSES MB BALFOUR has been elected Lord Rector on two occasions. The first was in 1886 by the students of 8t Andrews University, ..."

5. Scottish Notes and Queries by John Malcolm Bulloch (1904)
"rectorial ADDRESSES : AUSTEN HENRY LAYARD (1st S., I., 59, 77; II., 15; VI., 61 ; VIII., ... nd The rectorial Addresses delivered in 1851, 1853, 1858, 1859, ..."

6. Reports of New Cases, Decided in the Chancery, Common Law, and by Henry William Cripps (1849)
"He must also be condemned in the costs of the proceedings. TITHE, WHEN rectorial OR VICARIAL. ATTORNEY-GENERAL v. WARD. Rolls' Court, June 5,1848. ..."

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