dimissory letter

noun

Definition of dimissory letter

1 : a letter given by a bishop dismissing a clergyman to another diocese and recommending him for reception there

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History and Etymology for dimissory letter

translation of Medieval Latin dimissoriae litterae

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“Dimissory letter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dimissory%20letter. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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