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titulary

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj titulary of or relating to a legal title to something "titulary rights"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Titulary A person invested with a title, in virtue of which he holds an office or benefice, whether he performs the duties of it or not.
    • Titulary Consisting in a title; titular.
    • Titulary Of or pertaining to a title.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • titulary Consisting in a title; bearing a title; titular.
    • titulary Of or pertaining to a title; dependent upon or proceeding from a right or title.
    • n titulary The holder of a title; a titular incumbent or holder.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Titulary consisting in, or pertaining to, a title
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. titulaire,

Usage

In literature:

The function of the Grand Master of France had as titulary the Duke of Bourbon, Prince of Conde.
"The Duchess of Berry and the Court of Charles X" by Imbert De Saint-Amand
It remains to see whether they will leave to the nobility any thing but their titulary appellations.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
It would be the same system under any other titulary name as it is now.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
It would be the same system under any other titulary name as it is now.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III. 1791-1804" by Thomas Paine
Mind maketh man; and the most money and place can do, is to make millionnaires and titularies.
"Means and Ends of Education" by J. L. Spalding
Is it not a contradiction, to charge titulary offices dearer than real ones?
"The Campaner Thal and Other Writings" by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
Is it not a contradiction, to charge titulary offices dearer than real ones?
"Translations from the German (Vol 3 of 3)" by Thomas Carlyle
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