Definition of Tralatitious

1. Adjective. Having been passed along from generation to generation. "Among Biblical critics a tralatitious interpretation is one received by expositor from expositor"

Exact synonyms: Handed-down
Similar to: Traditional



Definition of Tralatitious

1. a. Passed along; handed down; transmitted.

Definition of Tralatitious

1. Adjective. transferred ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of words or phrases) metaphorical ¹

3. Adjective. passed down; transmitted from one to another ¹

4. Adjective. (obsolete) passed around; common ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tralatitious

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trajecting
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trajections
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trajectories
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trajects
trake
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tralaticious
tralation
tralatition
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tralatitious (current term)
tralatitiously
tralineate
tralineates
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tralucencies
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tram driver
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Literary usage of Tralatitious

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1. Lectures on Jurisprudence, Or, The Philosophy of Positive Law by John Austin (1885)
"... or tralatitious. :u other words, it merely consisted of rules and provisions, which he translated (transferred or adopted) from the edict of iiis ..."

2. The Province of Jurisprudence Determined: Being the First Part of a Series by John Austin, Sarah Austin (1863)
"It rarely happened that the general Edict of a Praetor was purely tralatitious. For incessant changes in the position and opinions of the community created ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1803)
"they who apply to him so many other Texts, which can, at moit, refer to him in only a secondary and tralatitious sense. In Abp. Seeker's MS. ..."

4. Lectures on jurisprudence or the philosophy of positive law by John Austin (1885)
"... or tralatitious. in other words, it merely consisted of rules and provisions, which he translated (transferred or adopted) from the edict of his ..."

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