Nuncius

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Nuncius (Roman & Old Eng. Law) A messenger. "The dear good angel of the Spring,
      The nightingale."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • nuncius A messenger.
    • nuncius A papal messenger; a nuncio.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Nuncius Frangipani went to them in person, but was received with calm derision.
"History of the United Netherlands, 1600-09, Vol. IV. Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
Meantime Henry and the Nuncius had been exchanging plain and passionate language.
"The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I." by John Lothrop Motley
And this pause because Godwin the traitor hath demanded truce and his nuncius waits without.
"Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
It was Pennybet, acting as Nuncius from the prefects.
"Tell England" by Ernest Raymond
Nuncius ecce ego sum, qui nuncia perfero pernix Sed retrospectans post terga, papae audio quidnam?
"The Dance of Death" by Francis Douce
Willelmus Nuncius tenet dimidiam virgatam pro 18 denariis equaliter.
"Villainage in England" by Paul Vinogradoff
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