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Sarum

noun
  1. the ancient name of Salisbury 1 (def. 3)
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Examples from the Web for sarum

Historical Examples

  • Caxton adopted the same expedient with regard to his Sarum Ordinale.

    The Book-Hunter at Home

    P. B. M. Allan

  • It was in the reign of Henry I. that Sarum began to decline.

  • This collect was slightly altered from that in the Sarum Missal.

    Our Little Lady

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • The Norman Conqueror then came and took Sarum as one of his strongholds.

    The Red Watch

    J. A. Currie

  • Sarum then declined and ran to seed, and was gradually abandoned.

    The Red Watch

    J. A. Currie