Conventical prior
Conventical Con*vent"ic*al, a. Of or from, or pertaining to, a convent. ``Conventical wages.'' --Sterne. [1913 Webster]

{Conventical prior}. See {Prior}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Conventical prior — Prior Pri or, n. [OE. priour, OF. priour, prior, priur, F. prieur, from L. prior former, superior. See {Prior}, a.] 1. (Eccl.) The superior of a priory, and next below an abbot in dignity. [1913 Webster] 2. a chief magistrate, as in the republic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conventical — Con*vent ic*al, a. Of or from, or pertaining to, a convent. Conventical wages. Sterne. [1913 Webster] {Conventical prior}. See {Prior}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prior — Pri or, n. [OE. priour, OF. priour, prior, priur, F. prieur, from L. prior former, superior. See {Prior}, a.] 1. (Eccl.) The superior of a priory, and next below an abbot in dignity. [1913 Webster] 2. a chief magistrate, as in the republic of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Claustral prior — Prior Pri or, n. [OE. priour, OF. priour, prior, priur, F. prieur, from L. prior former, superior. See {Prior}, a.] 1. (Eccl.) The superior of a priory, and next below an abbot in dignity. [1913 Webster] 2. a chief magistrate, as in the republic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conventual prior — Prior Pri or, n. [OE. priour, OF. priour, prior, priur, F. prieur, from L. prior former, superior. See {Prior}, a.] 1. (Eccl.) The superior of a priory, and next below an abbot in dignity. [1913 Webster] 2. a chief magistrate, as in the republic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monastic — Synonyms and related words: abbacomes, abbot, ascetic, beadsman, brother, caloyer, celibataire, celibate, cenobite, claustral, cloistered, conventical, conventual, conventual prior, friar, grand prior, hermit, hieromonach, lay abbot, lay brother …   Moby Thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

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