- of or relating to confession, especially auricular confession of sins.
- Archaic. a confessional.
Origin of confessionary
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Bartholomè de Alva refers to them in a passage of his Confessionary.Nagualism
Daniel G. Brinton
Also, being without the confessionary, I gave her many embraces, and solicited her to love me.
I never took any great liberties with her, but touched her a few times while in the confessionary.