dimissory


Related to dimissory: Letters dimissory

dimissory

(dɪˈmɪsərɪ)
adj
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) granting permission to be ordained: a bishop's dimissory letter.
2. granting permission to depart
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He was made deacon on 21 December 1783 by Brownlow North, Bishop of Winchester, and ordained priest on 31 October 1784, by the Bishop of Oxford on letters dimissory from Winchester.