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Cathedra

noun
1.
A throne that is the official chair of a bishop.  Synonym: bishop's throne.



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"Cathedra" Quotes from Famous Books



... muros atrii ecclesiae," it was threefold; and if within the church itself, sixfold, to which was added penance "sicut de sacrilegiis." Supposing, however, that anyone, "vesano spiritu agitatus diabolico ausu quemquam capere praesumpserit in cathedra lapidea juxta altare quam Angli vocant fridstol, id est, cathedram quietudinis vel pacis, vel etiam ad feretrum sanctarum reliquiarum quod est post atlare"—then the crime was botolos (without remedy); no monetary payment could be received as compensation. When Leland was at Beverley, ...
— The Customs of Old England • F. J. Snell

... the Gracchi! how we all respect you, tronante in the comfortable cathedra of virtue inexpugnable, perhaps unassailed. Your dictum must stand for the present. The court is with you. But I believe other balances will weigh the strength of temptation, the weakness of human endurance, the sincerity of repentance, and the extent of ...
— Guy Livingstone; - or, 'Thorough' • George A. Lawrence



Words linked to "Cathedra" :   bishop's throne, throne, cathedral, ex cathedra



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