processional

Definitions

  • A PROCESSIONAL HORSE
    A PROCESSIONAL HORSE
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj processional of or relating to or characteristic of a procession "in good processional order"
    • adj processional intended for use in a procession "processional music","processional cross"
    • n processional religious music used in a procession
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SPANISH PROCESSIONAL CROSS. SOUTH KENSINGTON MUSEUM SPANISH PROCESSIONAL CROSS. SOUTH KENSINGTON MUSEUM

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Processional A hymn, or other selection, sung during a church procession; as, the processional was the 202d hymn.
    • Processional (R. C. Ch) A service book relating to ecclesiastical processions.
    • a Processional Of or pertaining to a procession; consisting in a procession. "The processional services became more frequent."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • processional Pertaining to a procession; consisting in, having the movement of, or used in a procession: as, a processional hymn.
    • n processional An office-book containing the offices with their antiphons, hymns, rubrical directions, etc., for use in processional litanies and other religious processions.
    • n processional A hymn sung during a religious procession, particularly during the entry of the clergy and choir into the church before divine service.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Processional pertaining to a procession: consisting in a procession
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. processionnal, LL. processionale,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L.

Usage

In literature:

Processional crosses are also used.
"Russia" by Various
On the 15th of September of that year, which is its festa, another image of wood is carried processionally with much pomp.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
The ascent to bed was processional; Maggie hovered behind.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
A Graduale, with a Tropario, and a Processional.
"Bibliomania in the Middle Ages" by Frederick Somner Merryweather
And the unceasing processional of strange secret faces wearied the eye and the mind.
"The Wind Bloweth" by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
They were walled up at an early date, as they were probably too narrow for processional use.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Abbey Church of Tewkesbury" by H. J. L. J. Massé
In religion, traditional values become embodied in fixed rituals of music, processional, and prayer.
"Human Traits and their Social Significance" by Irwin Edman
The joyous processional into Jerusalem did not occur on the day following Friday, for that was the Jewish Sabbath.
"Jesus the Christ" by James Edward Talmage
And the Autumn Bacchanal Processional was about to begin.
"Pagan Passions" by Gordon Randall Garrett
In the "Sarum Processional" twelve altars are mentioned, dedicated respectively to SS.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Salisbury" by Gleeson White
This time it was still more dreary, being attended by a show of processional pomp, inexpressibly forlorn and squalid.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866" by Various
Processional dances were also much in vogue among that people.
"A Treatise on the Art of Dancing" by Giovanni-Andrea Gallini
He was wheeled processionally up and down, up and down the gravel walk outside it, or had his divine seat under the lime-tree on the lawn.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
And pedestrians in gay processional streamed across the rudy glistening patch like figures on a slide.
"The Secret House" by Edgar Wallace
It all seems wonderful and solemn, this world-wide processional of the seasons and the birds.
"Our Bird Comrades" by Leander S. (Leander Sylvester) Keyser
Hours of the night in dim processional passed the old house unlighted save by the stars.
"Athalie" by Robert W. Chambers
We all moved processionally in to lunch, arm in arm with the McRorys.
"Further Experiences of an Irish R.M." by E. OEnone Somerville
Such omissions are not as disastrous to the processional effect as they would have been in England, for example, some six centuries ago.
"Spanish Highways and Byways" by Katharine Lee Bates
Anciently England possessed some very noble examples of processional crosses.
"The Cross in Ritual, Architecture and Art" by Geo. S. Tyack
Such had ever been the processional route of the Kings of Alsander.
"The King of Alsander" by James Elroy Flecker
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In poetry:

The things that are; the things that seem—
Who shall distinguish shape from show?
The great processional, splendid dream
Of life is all I wish to know.
"Players" by Victor James Daley

In news:

Leading the processional were cadets in North Edgecombe High School JROTC.
Children's processional starts Holy Week at Bethel.
Don't Miss: Epcot's Candlelight Processional .
Geena Davis narrates the Christmas story at Epcot's Candlelight Processional at Walt Disney World.
Who's who of Epcot's Candlelight Processional 2012.
Disney has lined up 13 celebrities to narrate its annual Candlelight Ceremony and Processional at Epcot.
Prayers and a festive processional that links the past to a new century.
Olivia Newton-John set for Epcot's Candlelight Processional .
Processional alternatives for couples to consider.
Candlelight Processional at Walt Disney World's Epcot.
Olmos is the guest narrator of the park's annual Candlelight Ceremony and Processional Dec 6-8.
Don't Miss: Epcot's Candlelight Processional.
Members from the St Clements Catholic Church celebrate the Vision of the Virgin Mary of Guadalupe during last year s processional.
Supports line the road as the hearse caring former Penn State coach Joe Paterno makes a processional in State College after a funeral service Wednesday.
Onlookers began taking their places along the processional route by 2:30.
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In science:

Alternatively she could be the best preserved of a processional figure bearing offerings to a goddess.
Optimization in Differentiable Manifolds in Order to Determine the Method of Construction of Prehistoric Wall-Paintings
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