Found 3 items, similar to Secular.
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adj : concerning those not members of the clergy; “set his collar
in laic rather than clerical position”
; “the lay
; “the choir sings both sacred and secular
English → English
, a. [OE. secular, seculer. L. saecularis,
fr. saeculum a race, generation, age, the times, the world;
perhaps akin to E. soul: cf. F. s['e]culier.]
1. Coming or observed once in an age or a century.
The secular year was kept but once a century.
2. Pertaining to an age, or the progress of ages, or to a
long period of time; accomplished in a long progress of
time; as, secular inequality; the secular refrigeration of
3. Of or pertaining to this present world, or to things not
spiritual or holy; relating to temporal as distinguished
from eternal interests; not immediately or primarily
respecting the soul, but the body; worldly.
New foes arise,
Threatening to bind our souls with secular chains.
4. (Eccl.) Not regular; not bound by monastic vows or rules;
not confined to a monastery, or subject to the rules of a
religious community; as, a secular priest.
He tried to enforce a stricter discipline and
greater regard for morals, both in the religious
orders and the secular clergy. --Prescott.
5. Belonging to the laity; lay; not clerical.
I speak of folk in secular estate. --Chaucer.
(Astron.), the algebraic or numerical
expression of the magnitude of the inequalities in a
planet's motion that remain after the inequalities of a
short period have been allowed for.
(Rom. Antiq.), games celebrated, at long but
irregular intervals, for three days and nights, with
sacrifices, theatrical shows, combats, sports, and the
, any music or songs not adapted to sacred
or Secular poem
, a hymn or poem composed for
the secular games, or sung or rehearsed at those games.
1. (Eccl.) A secular ecclesiastic, or one not bound by
monastic rules. --Burke.
2. (Eccl.) A church official whose functions are confined to
the vocal department of the choir. --Busby.
3. A layman, as distinguished from a clergyman.