Origin of benedictory
Examples from the Web for benedictory
Here is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, of the benedictory prayers of the Bible.Messages from the Epistle to the Hebrews|Handley C.G. Moule
The last roll of the organ died away and the minister pronounced his benedictory prayer.With Edge Tools|Hobart Chatfield-Taylor
She raised her hand with a benedictory air and let it rest lightly, ever so lightly, on Ted's hair.Audrey Craven|May Sinclair
We would say to the great city, in the benedictory spirit of the patriot of Venice,—esto perpetua!
He turns away with a muttered exclamation, not benedictory towards his betrothed, between his teeth.Red as a Rose is She|Rhoda Broughton