the age specified by canon law when a person becomes eligible to participate in a certain rite or hold a certain office.
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How to use canonical age in a sentence
Having reached the canonical age, he was elevated to the dignity of Patzin.The Life or Legend of Gaudama | Right Reverend Paul Ambroise Bigandet
For even when I knew her Madame had long passed the canonical age, and must now be verging on the three-score years and ten.Sweethearts at Home | S. R. Crockett