investiture

[ in-ves-ti-cher, -choo r ]SEE DEFINITION OF investiture
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A week passed, and then the time came for Martin to go to Windsor for his investiture.

We have in Gaius the formula of investiture by which the universal successor was created.

No such solemnity of affirmation attended Aaron's investiture.

During the Investiture, you must grip them as hard as you can.

Sasine, a mode of investiture in lands, according to ancient Scottish law.

This is an echo of the "Investiture" controversy (Luchaire, Manuel, pp. 509, 510).

When his appointee was duly chosen he proceeded to the investiture.

I was greatly delighted with the circumstances of your investiture.

This second birth is performed by investiture with the holy girdle.

The mode of creation was copied from the investiture of a knight.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Medieval Latin investitura, from past participle stem of Latin investire "to clothe" (see invest).

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