Definition of Observants
1. observant [n] - See also: observant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Observants
Literary usage of Observants
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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)
"The ranks of the observants increased rapidly in France and Spain in consequence of the exemption. The Italian branch, however, refused to avail themselves ..."
2. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong (1883)
"The consequent confusions in the order induced pope Julius II to command by a bull all congregations to unite either with the observants or ..."
3. History of the Christian Church by Wilhelm Ernst Möller (1893)
"Others attached themselves to them in France, Hungary, Spain, etc., still others later on, in the fifteenth century. The French observants (fratres ..."
4. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1881)
"Forest was warden of a The convent convent of observants at Greenwich attached to tne royal chapel, and having been Cath- ..."
5. Original Letters Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1846)
"Rychard Lyst, lay brother of the observants at Greenwich, to Anne Boleyn, when Marchioness of ... observants ..."
6. A History of the Royal Foundation of Christ's Hospital: With an Acount of by William Trollope (1834)
"... Library—Eminent Members of the Order—observants—Nuns of St. Clare—Conventual Magnificence of the Metropolis—Dissolution of the Monasteries—Unjustifiable ..."