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aulic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aulic  \Au"lic\,  a.  [L.  aulicus  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  hall,  court,  royal 
  court.] 
  Pertaining  to  a  royal  court. 
 
  Ecclesiastical  wealth  and  aulic  dignities.  --Landor. 
 
  {Aulic  council}  (Hist.),  a  supreme  court  of  the  old  German 
  empire;  properly  the  supreme  court  of  the  emperor.  It 
  ceased  at  the  death  of  each  emperor,  and  was  renewed  by 
  his  successor.  It  became  extinct  when  the  German  empire 
  was  dissolved,  in  1806.  The  term  is  now  applied  to  a 
  council  of  the  war  department  of  the  Austrian  empire,  and 
  the  members  of  different  provincial  chanceries  of  that 
  empire  are  called  aulic  councilors.  --P.  Cyc. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aulic  \Au"lic\,  n. 
  The  ceremony  observed  in  conferring  the  degree  of  doctor  of 
  divinity  in  some  European  universities.  It  begins  by  a 
  harangue  of  the  chancellor  addressed  to  the  young  doctor,  who 
  then  receives  the  cap,  and  presides  at  the  disputation  (also 
  called  the  aulic).