Definition of Ostiaries

1. Noun. (plural of ostiary) ¹



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Definition of Ostiaries

1. ostiary [n] - See also: ostiary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostiaries

osteotomy
osteotribe
osteotrite
osteotrophy
osteotropic
osteotympanic
osteozoa
osterducken
osterix
ostertagia
ostertagiasis
ostia
ostia venarum pulmonalium
ostial
ostial sphincter
ostiaries (current term)
ostiarius
ostiary
ostiate
ostinati
ostinato
ostinatos
ostiolar
ostiole
ostioles
ostiomeatal complex
ostiomeatal unit
ostitic
ostitis
ostium

Literary usage of Ostiaries

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In Latin Western Europe, outside of Rome, in the late Roman era and the one following, the ostiaries were still actually employed as guardians of the church ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"For the Gallican Rite, short statements concerning the ordination of the lower orders, among them that of the ostiaries, are found in the "Statuta ecclesiae ..."

3. Of the Church, Five Books by Richard Field (1850)
"... space in these degrees, and therefore the solemn designing of them thereunto was not to be disliked; but now, when they execute the office of ostiaries, ..."

4. History of the Church, from Its First Establishment to Our Own Times by Jodocus Adolph Birkhaeuser (1898)
"... of the Church were the acolytes, lectors, exorcists, and ostiaries, or porters. ... -forty-two acolytes, fifty-two exorcists, lectors, and ostiaries. ..."

5. Institutes of Canon Law by Robert Owen (1884)
"The three last appear to ostiaries. JJv _ ^ rr imitate David s constitution of singers and door-keepers: in the order of Exorcists we have a tradition of ..."

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