Inner Temple

Inner Temple
Temple Tem"ple, n. [AS. tempel, from L. templum a space marked out, sanctuary, temple; cf. Gr. ? a piece of land marked off, land dedicated to a god: cf. F. t['e]mple, from the Latin. Cf. {Contemplate}.] 1. A place or edifice dedicated to the worship of some deity; as, the temple of Jupiter at Athens, or of Juggernaut in India. ``The temple of mighty Mars.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. (Jewish Antiq.) The edifice erected at Jerusalem for the worship of Jehovah. [1913 Webster]

Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch. --John x. 23. [1913 Webster]

3. Hence, among Christians, an edifice erected as a place of public worship; a church. [1913 Webster]

Can he whose life is a perpetual insult to the authority of God enter with any pleasure a temple consecrated to devotion and sanctified by prayer? --Buckminster. [1913 Webster]

4. Fig.: Any place in which the divine presence specially resides. ``The temple of his body.'' --John ii. 21. [1913 Webster]

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the spirit of God dwelleth in you? --1 Cor. iii. 16. [1913 Webster]

The groves were God's first temples. --Bryant. [1913 Webster]

5. (Mormon Ch.) A building dedicated to the administration of ordinances. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

6. A local organization of Odd Fellows. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Inner Temple}, and {Middle Temple}, two buildings, or ranges of buildings, occupied by two inns of court in London, on the site of a monastic establishment of the Knights Templars, called the Temple. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Inner Temple — (spr. templ), einer der Inns of Court (s. d. und Barrister) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Inner Temple — See barrister. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • Inner Temple — see INNS OF COURT n …   English World dictionary

  • Inner Temple — Wappen der vier Anwaltskammern (Inns of Court). Inner Temple s ist links unten dargestellt. Temple Ch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Inner Temple — The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple is one of the four Inns of Court around the Royal Courts of Justice in London which may call members to the Bar and so entitle them to practise as barristers. (The other Inns are Middle Temple, Gray s… …   Wikipedia

  • Inner Temple — armoiries combinant celles des quatre Inns of Court. Celles de l Inner Temple constitue le 3e quartier, en bas à gauche. L Honorable Societé de l Inner Temple (en anglais The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple) est l une des quatre Inns of… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Inner Temple —    One of the Inns of Court (q.v.).    Occupies the eastern half of the Temple precincts, between Inner Temple Lane and Middle Temple Lane.    The Fire of 1666 was stopped here.    Many of the buildings were destroyed by fire in 1677, including… …   Dictionary of London

  • Inner Temple — 1. See under Inns of Court (def. 1). 2. See under temple1 (def. 10). * * * Inner Temple, 1. one of the four legal societies of London that constitute the Inns of Court. 2. the buildings belonging to it …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inner Temple — Inner Tem|ple, the a London organization of law students and ↑barristers and the buildings they use, which is the oldest of the four Inns of Court …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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