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Definition of "hebdomadary" []

  • Hebdomadal (adjective)
  • A member of a Roman Catholic chapter or convent whose week it is to officiate in the choir and perform other services, which, on extraordinary occasions, are performed by the superiors. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hebdomadary" in a sentence
  • "(That's a good, catching phrase, "hebdomadary," though it's hard to say."
  • "The prohibition of the use of fleshmeat and milk at one meal: the hebdomadary symposium of incoordinately abstract, perfervidly concrete mercantile coexreligionist excompatriots: the circumcision of male infants: the supernatural character of Judaic scripture: the ineffability of the tetragrammaton: the sanctity of the sabbath."
  • "After the seventh century, the Bishop of Palestrina was one of the hebdomadary prelates for the services of the Lateran basilica, and was, therefore, a cardinal; he is the fourth, in order, of the cardinal-bishops."
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