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doctrinal


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doctrinal  \Doc"tri*nal\,  n. 
  A  matter  of  doctrine;  also  a  system  of  doctrines.  --T. 
  Goodwin.  Sir  T.  Elyot. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doctrinal  \Doc"tri*nal\,  a.  [LL.  doctrinalis  fr  L.  doctrina: 
  cf  F.  doctrinal.  See  {Doctrine}.] 
  1.  Pertaining  to  or  containing,  doctrine  or  something  taught 
  and  to  be  believed;  as  a  doctrinal  observation. 
  ``Doctrinal  clauses.''  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  Pertaining  to  or  having  to  do  with  teaching. 
 
  The  word  of  God  serveth  no  otherwise  than  in  the 
  nature  of  a  doctrinal  instrument.  --  Hooker. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  doctrinal 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  involving  or  preoccupied  with  doctrine; 
  "quibbling  over  doctrinal  minutiae" 




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