Sentence Examples

  • He always refused any titular distinction; but he was credited by many.
  • We may therefore distinguish "true" from "titular" prelates.
  • There was an interval of uncertainty, with at any rate titular bishops, till 1592.
  • He next turned against the Mameluke rulers of Egypt, crushed them, and entering Cairo as conqueror (1517), obtained from the last of the Abbasid caliphs,' Motawakkil, the title of caliph (q.v.) ' After the fall of the caliphs of Bagdad (1258), descendants of the Abbasids took refuge in Cairo and enjoyed a purely titular authority under the protection of the Egyptian rulers.
  • (17851 795 ?), titular king of France, second son of Louis XVI.