Sententiary Sen*ten"ti*ary, n. [LL. sententiarius.] One who read lectures, or commented, on the Sentences of Peter Lombard, Bishop of Paris (1159-1160), a school divine. --R. Henry. [1913 Webster]

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  • sententiary — sen·ten·tiary …   English syllables

  • sententiary — senˈtenchēˌerē noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin sententiarius theological candidate studying the Sentences of Peter Lombard 12th century theologian, from Latin sententiae sentences : aphorist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sententiarist — Sen*ten ti*a*rist, n. A sententiary. Barnas Sears (Life of Luther). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sententia —   n. (pl. tiae ) aphorism; opinion.    ♦ sententiary, n. speaker of sententiae.    ♦ sententious, a. aphoristic; full of aphorisms; pompously moralising …   Dictionary of difficult words

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