GNEISSOID

\nˈe͡ɪsɔ͡ɪd], \nˈe‍ɪsɔ‍ɪd], \n_ˈeɪ_s_ɔɪ_d]\
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1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.

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premonstratensians

  • Regular instituted 1120, St. Norbert (whence Norbertines), at Premonstratum [L. , pointed out, it was said, by the Virgin], in Picardy. They were also called White Canons, from colour of their dress.
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