Laically \La"ic*al*ly\, adv. As a layman; after the manner of a layman; as, to treat a matter laically. [1913 Webster]

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  • laically — adverb see laical …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • laically — See laic. * * * …   Universalium

  • laically — adv. in a secular manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • laically — la·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • laically — adverb see laical …   Useful english dictionary

  • laic — laically, adv. /lay ik/, adj. 1. Also, laical. lay; secular. n. 2. one of the laity. [1555 65; < LL laicus < Gk laikós of the people, equiv. to la(ós) people + ikos IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • laical — or laic adjective Etymology: Late Latin laicus, from Late Greek laïkos, from Greek, of the people, from laos people Date: 1562 of or relating to the laity ; secular • laic noun • laically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ghislieri College — Collegio Ghislieri (Ghislieri College) Motto Sapientia, cum probitate morum conjuncta, humanae mentis perfectio. Motto in English Knoweledge and morals are the perfection of human mind. Established 1567 Type State sponsored …   Wikipedia

  • laic — [ leɪɪk] adjective formal of the laity; secular. Derivatives laical adjective laically adverb laicity noun Origin C16: from late L. laicus (see lay2) …   English new terms dictionary

  • laic — /ˈleɪˌɪk/ (say lay.ik) adjective Also, laical. 1. lay; secular. –noun 2. a layperson. {Late Latin lāicus, from Greek lāïkos, from lāos people} –laically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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