- maginot line,
- magistral line
Origin of magisterial
Examples from the Web for magisterial
Called “The Sword and Sovereignty,” it is a magisterial work running to more than 2,000 pages.‘A Ghastly Waste of Time?’ Considering the Constitution|Seth Lipsky|January 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He lacks the magisterial tone of Colm Tóibín or the florid and fertile imagination of Patrick McCabe.
Paganini himself, the most wild and singular of players, did not acquire his excellence independently of magisterial rule.The Violin|George Dubourg
By this, the magisterial decision can be held over to allow the making of a claim of previous ownership within a hundred years.The Mystery of the Sea|Bram Stoker
The power of love and complicated interest must do more than magisterial commands.A Christian Directory (Part 2 of 4)|Richard Baxter
The Earl in his magisterial seat—bitter mockery of justice—prepared to sit in judgment on a wretch not half so guilty as himself.
She looked miserable enough, and still received the stab of her guest's magisterial tongue like an affliction from heaven.Bohemian Days|Geo. Alfred Townsend
Word Origin for magisterial
1630s, from Medieval Latin magisterialis "of or pertaining to the office of magistrate, director, or teacher," from Late Latin magisterius "having authority of a magistrate," from magister "chief, director" (see master (n.)). Related: Magisterially.