Ordainer \Or*dain"er\, n. One who ordains. [1913 Webster]

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  • ordainer — See ordain. * * * ▪ English history in full  Lord Ordainer,         one of a committee of 21 nobles and prelates who opposed Edward II and framed a body of “Ordinances” intended to regulate his household and power.       Conflict began soon after …   Universalium

  • ordainer — noun see ordain …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ordainer — noun A person (usually a clergyman) who ordains …   Wiktionary

  • ordainer — sb. == tutor. RG. 469 == a setter in order. St Dunstan, 45 …   Oldest English Words

  • ordainer — or·dain·er …   English syllables

  • ordainer — noun a cleric who ordains; a cleric who admits someone to holy orders • Derivationally related forms: ↑ordain • Hypernyms: ↑cleric, ↑churchman, ↑divine, ↑ecclesiastic …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-ordainer — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-ordainer — n …   Useful english dictionary

  • ordain — verb Etymology: Middle English ordeinen, from Anglo French ordener, ordeiner, from Late Latin ordinare, from Latin, to put in order, appoint, from ordin , ordo order Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to invest officially (as by the laying on… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tertullian — A woodcut illustration depicting Tertullian Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus, anglicised as Tertullian (c. 160 – c. 220 AD),[1] was a prolific early Christian author from Carthage in the Roman province of Africa.[2] He is the fir …   Wikipedia

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