a treatise; essay.
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How to use tractate in a sentence
Which ancient tractate will she expect the assembled legislators to learn from then?Religion And State In Ruth Calderon's Knesset Speech | Zachary Braiterman | February 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The tractate is described as a very elaborate and learned compilation from the Fathers upon the sanctity of the Sabbath.East Anglia | J. Ewing Ritchie
Then there is a commentary on the "Cantica of Avicenna," and a tractate on the "Theriac."Old-Time Makers of Medicine | James J. Walsh
The imperfections include the first leaf, and two leaves in the second chapitre of the fourth tractate, the end is all right.Game and Playe of the Chesse | Caxton
He realized in the cultivation of himself his definition of education, given in his tractate 'Of Education.
In his tractate on Education there is not a word on the education of girls, and yet he wanted an intellectual female companion.Life of John Milton | Richard Garnett
British Dictionary definitions for tractate
a short tract; treatise
Judaism one of the volumes of the Talmud
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