By J. R. Clark-Hall

The dictionary is beneficial if the phrases you're looking for are indexed. I needless to say to have a dictionary of each model of the outdated english language isn't possible yet why checklist a be aware with a "see [such and any such word]" if the note you try to work out isn't really indexed?

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Latin term for a soldier who operated a *mangonel or *trebuchet. Balister. See Arbalester Balistraria. The hole in the wall of a castle or other fortified building for a *crossbow or arbalest; they were also known as an arbalestina. – Cf. Loophole Ban. In its original Germanic use this word meant a king’s or a lord’s area of power or authority. Later, it signified a king’s power to command and prohibit under pain of punishment or death, mainly used because of a breach of the *king’s peace. Also, a royal proclamation, either of a call to arms, or a decree of outlawry; in clerical terms, *excommunication on condemnation by the Church.

Astronomy was one of the subjects of the medieval *quadrivium. Astronomy then was based upon Ptolemy of Alexandria’s *Almagest, written in the second quarter of the 2c. ) The text was translated from the Greek into Arabic in the early 9c, and from Arabic into Latin in the 12c. The Ptolemaic description of the universe was geocentric; it was argued that since all objects fall to the centre of the universe, objects that were dropped on earth would fall elsewhere than to earth if it were not the centre of the universe.

Monastic order named after St Augustine (of Hippo), one of the Fathers of the Church; the order followed the Rule of St Augustine and had two branches, *Augustinian canons and *Augustinian friars. 1106. At their peak they had more than 200 houses. – Cf. next; Patristic Augustinian canons [Austin canons]. Their full name was Canons Regular of St Augustine. They were sometimes known as Black Canons because of their black cassock. Their rule was based on care of the sick, on self-discipline, on love of God and of neighbour.

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