Sentence Examples


  • In the Roman Catholic Church mitres are divided into three classes: (1) Mitra pretiosa, decorated with jewels, gold plates, &c.; (2) Mitra auriphrygiata, of white silk, sometimes embroidered with gold and silver thread or small pearls, or of cloth of gold plain; (3) Mitra simplex, of white silk damask, silk or linen, with the two falling bands behind terminating in red fringes.
  • At mass and vespers the mitra simplex may be substituted for it in the same way as the auriphrygiata for the pretiosa.
  • Simplex and duplex obligatio were the old names for what are now more commonly called a single and a double or conditional bond.
  • Plicare, plectere, to plait, pleat, weave, and in the suffixes of such words as borXauws, duplex, double, simplex, &c. Similarly the termination "-fold" is added to numbers implying "so many," e.g.
  • There is thus a complete division into the five kinds, the complex, simplex, crunodal, acnodal and cuspidal.