Interdict

Interdict
Interdict In"ter*dict`, n. [OE. entredit, enterdit, OF. entredit, F. interdit, fr. L. interdictum, fr. interdicere to interpose, prohibit; inter between + dicere to say. See {Diction}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A prohibitory order or decree; a prohibition. [1913 Webster]

These are not fruits forbidden; no interdict Defends the touching of these viands pure. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. (R. C. Ch.) A prohibition of the pope, by which the clergy or laymen are restrained from performing, or from attending, divine service, or from administering the offices or enjoying the privileges of the church. [1913 Webster]

3. (Scots Law) An order of the court of session, having the like purpose and effect with a writ of injunction out of chancery in England and America. [1913 Webster]


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