- of or relating to Jesus Christ as Lord.
- of or relating to the Lord's Day, or Sunday.
Origin of dominical
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The stream has its dominical repose; not a barge up stream, downstream.The Book of Masks
Remy de Gourmont
This, as has already been explained, is the dominical or solar cycle.
The letter that represents Sunday is called the dominical or Sunday letter.
In answer to the question, “Why two dominical letters for leap-year?”
For example, required the dominical letter of the year 1839?
- of, relating to, or emanating from Jesus Christ as Lord
- of or relating to Sunday as the Lord's Day
C15: from Late Latin dominicālis, from Latin dominus lord
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