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limitour

limitour


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limitour  \Lim"it*our\  (-[=oo]r),  n. 
  See  {Limiter},  2. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limiter  \Lim"it*er\  (-[~e]r),  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  limits. 
 
  2.  A  friar  licensed  to  beg  within  certain  bounds,  or  whose 
  duty  was  limited  to  a  certain  district.  [Formerly  written 
  also  {limitour}.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  A  limitour  of  the  Gray  Friars,  in  the  time  of  his 
  limitation,  preached  many  times,  and  had  but  one 
  sermon  at  all  times.  --Latimer.