Letter Dimissory

   See Dimissory Letter.

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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  • dimissory letter — noun Etymology: translation of Medieval Latin dimissoriae litterae 1. : a letter given by a bishop dismissing a clergyman to another diocese and recommending him for reception there 2. : dimissorial * * * dimissory letter, 1. a letter dismissing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dimissory letter — /dəˈmɪsəri ˌlɛtə/ (say duh misuhree .letuh) noun a letter issued by a bishop, abbot, etc., permitting a subject to be ordained by another bishop. Also, dimissorial letter. {Middle English dymyssories (plural), from Latin (litterae) dīmissōriae… …   Australian English dictionary

  • letter of credit — Synonyms and related words: CD, IOU, MO, Pastoral Epistle, acceptance, acceptance bill, aerogram, air letter, airgraph, bank acceptance, bank check, bill, bill of draft, bill of exchange, billet doux, blank check, bull, certificate, certificate… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dimissory — /dim euh sawr ee, sohr ee/, adj. dismissing or giving permission to depart. [1425 75; late ME: a dimissory letter < LL dimissorius, equiv. to L dimitt(ere) to send away, release (see DEMIT) + torius TORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • dimissory — adjective a) Granting permission to be ordained. A bishops dimissory letter. b) Granting permission to depart …   Wiktionary

  • Dimissory Letter —    A letter given to a clergyman removing from one Diocese to another. The General Canons provide that before a clergyman shall be permitted to settle in any Church or Parish, or be received into union with any Diocese of this Church as a… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • letter missive — In old English law, a letter from the king or queen to a dean and chapter, containing the name of the person whom he would have them elect as bishop. A request addressed to a peer, peeress, or lord of parliament against whom a bill has been filed …   Black's law dictionary

  • dead letter — Synonyms and related words: Pastoral Epistle, aerogram, aimlessness, air letter, airgraph, billet doux, bull, chain letter, dimissorial, dimissory letter, drop letter, emptiness, empty sound, encyclical, fan letter, form letter, futility, inanity …   Moby Thesaurus

  • love letter — Synonyms and related words: Pastoral Epistle, aerogram, air letter, airgraph, billet doux, bull, chain letter, dead letter, dimissorial, dimissory letter, drop letter, encyclical, fan letter, form letter, letter of credit, letter of introduction …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Apostle — A*pos tle, n. [OE. apostle, apostel, postle, AS. apostol, L. apostolus, fr. Gr. ? messenger, one sent forth or away, fr. ? to send off or away; ? from + ? to send; akin to G. stellen to set, E. stall: cf. F. ap[^o]tre, Of. apostre, apostle,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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