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monitorial

[mon-i-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to a monitor.
  2. monitory.
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Origin of monitorial

First recorded in 1715–25; monitory + -al1
Related formsmon·i·to·ri·al·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for monitorial

Historical Examples

  • Unfortunately at Roslyn the monitorial system was not established.

    Eric, or Little by Little

    Frederic W. Farrar

  • He had not been seen since his escape from the monitorial fangs after morning school.

    The Willoughby Captains

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • Had he not once offered to quit from his monitorial work to help in the shop and had not his offer been firmly refused?

    The Foolish Lovers

    St. John G. Ervine

  • The nation is a monitorial school, wonderfully contrived for the education of the people.

  • He also adopted the monitorial method, but, as a Quaker, omitting the Church teaching of the Bell schools.

    A History of Horncastle

    James Conway Walter