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dimissory


dimissory


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dimissory  \Dim"is*so*ry\  (?;  277),  a.  [L.  dimissorius:  cf  F. 
  dimissoire  See  {Dimit}.] 
  Sending  away  dismissing  to  another  jurisdiction;  granting 
  leave  to  depart. 
 
  {Letters  dimissory}  (Eccl.),  letters  given  by  a  bishop 
  dismissing  a  person  who  is  removing  into  another  diocese, 
  and  recommending  him  for  reception  there  --Hook.