consuetudinary

consuetudinary
a ritual book containing the forms and ceremonies used in the services of a particular monastery, cathedral or religious order.

Winchester itself was an early centre of the manufacture of chanlons, which were rugs used for coverlets or counterpanes, and in the consuetudinary of the city, which dates back at least to the early years of the thirteenth century, the looms are divided into two classes, the great looms used for burel weaving paying 5s. per year, and the little looms for chanlons paying 6d. or 12d., according to their size.


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  • Consuetudinary — (Medieval Latin consuetudinarius, from consuetudo, custom) is a term applied to law where the rule of law is determined by long standing custom as opposed to case law or statute. Most laws of consuetudinary basis deal with standards of community… …   Wikipedia

  • Consuetudinary — Con sue*tu di*na ry, a. [LL. consuetudinarius.] Customary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Consuetudinary — Con sue*tu di*na*ry, n.; pl. {Consuetudinaries}. A manual or ritual of customary devotional exercises. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consuetudinary — index accustomed (customary), customary, familiar (customary), frequent, habitual, ordinary …   Law dictionary

  • Consuetudinary (book) — A consuetudinary (Med. Lat. consuetudinarius) is the name given to a ritual book containing the consuetudines forms and ceremonies used in the service of a particular monastery, religious order, or cathedral. Often, over long periods of time,… …   Wikipedia

  • consuetudinary — adjective see consuetude …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • consuetudinary — /kon swi toohd n er ee, tyoohd /, adj. customary or traditional. [1375 1425; late ME < LL consuetudinarius, equiv. to consuetudin (s. of consuetudo) CONSUETUDE + arius ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Consuetudinary — The household books of a monastery in which are found its customs and those of its surrounding area. The Latin form was * consuetudinarius. [< Lat. consueo = to be accustomed] Cf. Customary …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • consuetudinary — con·sue·tu·di·nar·y || ‚kÉ’nswɪ tjuːdɪnÉ™rɪ adj. customary, traditional …   English contemporary dictionary

  • consuetudinary — a. (Rare.) Usual, common, wonted, customary, accustomed, conventional …   New dictionary of synonyms

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