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  • Commendatory — Com*mend a*to*ry, a. [L. commendatorius.] 1. Serving to commend; containing praise or commendation; commending; praising. Commendatory verses. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Holding a benefice in commendam; as, a commendatory bishop. Burke. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Commendatory — Com*mend a*to*ry, n. A commendation; eulogy. [R.] Commendatories to our affection. Sharp. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commendatory — index honorary, meritorious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • commendatory — [kə men′də tôr΄ē] adj. [LL commendatorius < L commendator, one who commends] 1. serving to commend; expressing praise or approval 2. recommending …   English World dictionary

  • commendatory — adjective Date: 1544 serving to commend < commendatory remarks > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • commendatory — commend ► VERB 1) praise formally or officially. 2) present as suitable or good; recommend. 3) (commend to) archaic or formal entrust to. DERIVATIVES commendation noun commendatory adjective. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • Commendatory Abbot — • An ecclesiastic, or sometimes a layman, who holds an abbey in commendam Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Commendatory Abbot     Commendatory Abbot      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Commendatory prayer — Commendatory Com*mend a*to*ry, a. [L. commendatorius.] 1. Serving to commend; containing praise or commendation; commending; praising. Commendatory verses. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Holding a benefice in commendam; as, a commendatory bishop. Burke …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commendatory prayer — commendatory prayer, a prayer in the Book of Common Prayer to be used for a person at the point of death, commending his soul to God …   Useful english dictionary

  • Commendatory abbot — A commendatory abbot is an ecclesiastic, or sometimes a layman, who holds an abbey in commendam, drawing its revenues but not exercising any authority over its inner monastic discipline. If a commendatory abbot is an ecclesiastic, however, he may …   Wikipedia

  • Commendatory Prayer —    A beautiful and impressive prayer added to the Prayer Book in 1661, and which is to be said over a dying person. This prayer ought to be memorized by every Churchman so as to use it in any emergency for, as Bishop Coxe suggests in Thoughts on… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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