pandect

pandect

noun

  1. A comprehensive digest or complete treatise.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  2. A complete body of laws; a legal code.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  3. A digest of Roman civil law, compiled for the emperor Justinian in the sixth century A.D. and part of the Corpus Juris Civilis. Also called Digest.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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  • The Jewish pandect observe a various difference between them: out of which we produce these few instances instead of more: --

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Therefore it is no wonder if these things which are spoken by our Saviour are not found verbatim in the Jewish pandect; for they are not so much alleged by him to shew that it was their direct design to banish away all reverence and love towards parents, as to show how wicked their traditions were, and into what ungodly consequences they oftentimes fell.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Jewish pandect read any example of a wife punished with death for adultery.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Patrolling the porches of literature, why did they not bequeath us some pandect of their experience, some rich garniture of commentary on the adventures that befell?

    Shandygaff

  • In an anonymous life of Ceolfrid, the chief source of Bede's information, which, though twice published, had been overlooked by all, Hort found the story of Ceolfrid journeying to Rome and carrying the pandect inscribed with the verses:

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

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