Definition of Traditor

1. n. A deliverer; -- a name of infamy given to Christians who delivered the Scriptures, or the goods of the church, to their persecutors to save their lives.



Definition of Traditor

1. a traitor among the early Christians [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Traditor

traditionalize
traditionalized
traditionalizes
traditionally
traditionalness
traditionaries
traditionarily
traditionary
traditionbound
traditioner
traditionist
traditionists
traditionless
traditions
traditive
traditor (current term)
traditores
traditors
trads
traduce
traduced
traducement
traducements
traducent
traducer
traducers
traduces
traducian
traducianism
traducians

Literary usage of Traditor

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

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"A hundred years later their successors declared that Pope Melchiades was himself a traditor, and that on this account they liad not accepted his decision; ..."

2. Extracts from the Registers of the Stationers' Company: Of Works Entered for by Stationers' Company (London, England), John Payne Collier (1849)
"... 1583-4. verses and ballads, and perhaps he was the author of this on the death of "the traditor, Francis Throckmorton. ..."

3. Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature (1892)
"Though Neumann did not mark the quantity of the i, he of course meant a secondary form traditor, for which he offered no explanation, instead of the classic ..."

4. A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Augustine, John Chrysostom, Philip Schaff (1887)
"Holy Spirit certainly cannot come on you, who have not been washed even with the baptism of repentance; but the water of the traditor, which most truly ..."

5. Harvard Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature by Douglas Bush (1892)
"His words however are : "traditor genügt übrigens nicht als Etymon von traître ... for which he offered no explanation, instead of the classic traditor. ..."

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