Cartulary definition

kärchə-lĕrē
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A collection of deeds or charters, especially a register of titles to all the property of an estate or monastery.
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A collection or register of charters, deeds, etc.
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(ecclesiastical) A register, or record, as of a monastery or church.
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(ecclesiastical) An ecclesiastical officer who had charge of records or other public papers.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of cartulary - chartulary

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cartulary
Plural:
cartularies

Origin of cartulary

  • Middle English cartularie collection of documents from Medieval Latin cartulārium from Latin cartula, chartula document charter

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Medieval Latin chartularium, from Latin chartula.

    From Wiktionary