cathedra

[ kuh-thee-druh, kath-i- ]SEE DEFINITION OF cathedra
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And hence, he says, matter is as it were the stool (cathedra) of the One.

Parts are translated in Greenwood, Cathedra Petri, iii., 364-371.

It is not a cathedral; that is, it is not the "cathedra" of a bishop.

It is believed that this was the "Cathedra" of St. Wilfrid himself.

The cathedra, which was probably identical with the sella muliebris mentioned by Suetonius, was mostly used by women.

The cathedra was properly a soft or easy chair used in the gynca, or womens apartments.

To reason thus is to put subtlety into the cathedra of common sense, to bewilder vision by legerdemain.

In this spot, near the residence of the king, a church was built, in which the bishop's cathedra was placed.

To reason thus is to put subtlety into the cathedra of common-sense, to bewilder vision by legerdemain.

The cathedral church is small, and the only thing which impressed me in it is the cathedra itself.

WORD ORIGIN

"seat of a bishop in his church," Latin, literally "chair" (see cathedral).

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chair

nounsingle-seat furniture
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