noun (plural -laries) Etymology: Medieval Latin chartularium, from chartula charter — more at charter Date: 1541 a collection of charters; especially a book holding copies of the charters and title deeds of an estate

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  • Cartulary — Car tu*la*ry, n.; pl. {Cartularies}. [LL. cartularium, chartularium, fr. L. charta paper: cf. F. cartulaire. See 1st {Card}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A register, or record, as of a monastery or church. [1913 Webster] 2. An ecclesiastical officer who… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cartulary — [kär′chə ler΄ē] n. pl. cartularies [ML chartularium < L chartula: see CHARTER] a collection or register of charters, deeds, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Cartulary — A cartulary or chartulary (pronunciation: /ˈkɑrtjʊ …   Wikipedia

  • cartulary — /kahr choo ler ee/, n., pl. cartularies. chartulary. * * * …   Universalium

  • cartulary — noun a) A register, or record, as of a monastery or church. b) An ecclesiastical officer who had charge of records or other public papers …   Wiktionary

  • Cartulary — Book in which were kept copies of *charters and deeds and other legal documents. Such charters were important as proving entitlement, e.g. that a gift of land had been made. Monasteries frequently kept not only their own charters and deeds but… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Cartulary — Монастырская книга записей (рукописная или печатная) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • cartulary — keeper of monastic records Ecclesiastical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • cartulary — n. archive, record (of charters, deeds, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cartulary — A receptacle for Charters or Records, the place where they are kept. ♦ The record of a landowner s (usually monastic) possessions in book form. (Beresford, Maurice and Hurst, John. Wharram Percy: Deserted Medieval Village, 136) …   Medieval glossary

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