Textuary
Textuary Tex"tu*a*ry, a. [Cf. F. textuaire.] 1. Contained in the text; textual. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. Serving as a text; authoritative. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster]


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  • Textuary — Tex tu*a*ry, n. [Cf. F. textuaire.] 1. One who is well versed in the Scriptures; a textman. Bp. Bull. [1913 Webster] 2. One who adheres strictly or rigidly to the text. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • textuary — [teks′cho͞o er΄ē] adj. TEXTUAL …   English World dictionary

  • textuary — I. noun (plural aries) Etymology: Medieval Latin textus Date: 1608 one who is well informed in the Bible or in biblical scholarship II. adjective Date: 1646 textual …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • textuary — /teks chooh er ee/, adj., n., pl. textuaries. adj. 1. of or pertaining to a text; textual. n. 2. a textualist. [1600 10; < ML textu(s) (see TEXT) + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • textuary — n. one who has closely studied the Bible, textualist adj. textual, of or pertaining to a text …   English contemporary dictionary

  • textuary — a. 1. Textual, contained in the text. 2. Authoritative …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • textuary — tex·tu·ary …   English syllables

  • textuary — tex•tu•ar•y [[t]ˈtɛks tʃuˌɛr i[/t]] adj. n. pl. ar•ies 1) of or pertaining to a text; textual 2) rel textualist • Etymology: 1600–10; < ML textu(s) …   From formal English to slang

  • textuary — /ˈtɛkstʃuəri/ (say tekschoohuhree) adjective 1. of or relating to the text; textual. –noun (plural textuaries) 2. → textualist …   Australian English dictionary

  • textuary — I. chəˌwerē noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin textus + English ary (n. suffix) : one who is well informed on the Bible or in biblical scholarship II. adjective Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

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