Conscript fathers
Conscript Con"script, a. [L. conscriptus, p. p. of conscribere to write together, to enroll; con- + scribere to write. See {Scribe}.] Enrolled; written; registered. [1913 Webster]

{Conscript fathers} (Rom. Antiq.), the senators of ancient Rome. When certain new senators were first enrolled with the ``fathers'' the body was called Patres et Conscripti; afterward all were called Patres conscripti. [1913 Webster]


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  • conscript fathers — 1. the senators of ancient Rome. 2. any legislators. [1525 35] * * * conscript fathers plural noun 1. (L patrēs cōnscrīptī) the senators of ancient Rome 2. Hence, any august legislators • • • Main Entry: ↑conscribe * * * conscript fathers …   Useful english dictionary

  • CONSCRIPT FATHERS —    the collective name of members of the Roman Senate, and addressed as such, fathers as seniors and conscripts as enrolled …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • conscript fathers — 1. the senators of ancient Rome. 2. any legislators. [1525 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Conscript fathers etc — Father Fa ther (f[aum] [th][ e]r), n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. fa[eth]ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. path r, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. [root]75, 247. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conscript — Con script, a. [L. conscriptus, p. p. of conscribere to write together, to enroll; con + scribere to write. See {Scribe}.] Enrolled; written; registered. [1913 Webster] {Conscript fathers} (Rom. Antiq.), the senators of ancient Rome. When certain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fathers of the city — Father Fa ther (f[aum] [th][ e]r), n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. fa[eth]ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. path r, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. [root]75, 247. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Post Reditum in Senatu — Upon his return from exile Cicero gave this speech thanking the Senate for their efforts in securing his return. The speech was given on the Nones of September, that is, September 5th, 57 BC. Cicero refers to the speech and the welcome he… …   Wikipedia

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  • Adoptive father — Father Fa ther (f[aum] [th][ e]r), n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. fa[eth]ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. path r, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. [root]75, 247. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apostolic father — Father Fa ther (f[aum] [th][ e]r), n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. fa[eth]ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. path r, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. [root]75, 247. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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