Adoptious
Adoptious A*dop"tious, a. Adopted. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • adoptious — adopˈtious / shəs/ adjective (Shakespeare) Adopted • • • Main Entry: ↑adopt …   Useful english dictionary

  • Christendom — Chris ten*dom, n. [AS. cristend[=o]m; cristen a Christian + dom.] 1. The profession of faith in Christ by baptism; hence, the Christian religion, or the adoption of it. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The name received at baptism; or, more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”