Letters dimissory
Dimissory Dim"is*so*ry (?; 277), a. [L. dimissorius: cf. F. dimissoire. See {Dimit}.] Sending away; dismissing to another jurisdiction; granting leave to depart. [1913 Webster]

{Letters dimissory} (Eccl.), letters given by a bishop dismissing a person who is removing into another diocese, and recommending him for reception there. --Hook. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dimissory — Dim is*so*ry (?; 277), a. [L. dimissorius: cf. F. dimissoire. See {Dimit}.] Sending away; dismissing to another jurisdiction; granting leave to depart. [1913 Webster] {Letters dimissory} (Eccl.), letters given by a bishop dismissing a person who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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