Definition of Legatine

1. a. Of or pertaining to a legate; as, legatine power.



Definition of Legatine

1. Adjective. belonging to a legate ¹

2. Adjective. headed by a legate ¹

3. Adjective. enacted by a legate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Legatine

1. pertaining to an official envoy [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legatine

legalizes
legalizing
legally
legally binding
legalness
legals
legataries
legatary
legate
legated
legatee
legatees
legates
legateship
legateships
legatine (current term)
legating
legation
legations
legato
legator
legators
legatos
legature
legbreaker
legbreakers
lege
leged
legement
legend

Literary usage of Legatine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"(ii) legatine and provincial constitutions.—Besides .these pontifical collections, which during the times of popery" were received as authentic in this ..."

2. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"Mary, with something of the Tudor spirit, resisted the attempt to force a new legatine upon her, while Paul went so far as to subject Pole to a formal ..."

3. The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond, Monk of St. Edmundsbury: A Picture of by Jocelin de Brakelond, Jocelin, Lionel Cecil Jane, Francis Aidan Gasquet (1907)
"HOW THE MONASTERY WAS FREED FROM legatine VISITATION THERE came a rumour to Abbot Hugh that Richard, Archbishop of Canterbury, purposed to come and to hold ..."

4. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet (1843)
"This it seems Warham was required to send round to his suffragan bishops : so he recalled his monitions in expectation of a legatine council: the pestilence ..."

5. Documents Illustrative of English Church History by Henry Gee, William John Hardy (1896)
"REMONSTRANCE AGAINST THE legatine POWERS OF CARDINAL BEAUFORT, AD 1428. THE following document, referring to an objection taken against the 1428. ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1902)
"Disorder and dilapidation enough were shown to justify Wolsey in taking out the legatine commission in 1518, which later on was turned against the clergy, ..."

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