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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Apprehension by the understanding; perception; observation.

2. (n.) Recollection; recognition.

3. (n.) Jurisdiction, or the power given by law to hear and decide controversies.

4. (n.) The hearing a matter judicially.

5. (n.) An acknowledgment of a fine of lands and tenements or confession of a thing done.

6. (n.) A form of defense by which the defendant insists that the goods were lawfully taken, as a distress, by defendant, acting as servant for another.

7. (n.) The distinguishing mark worn by an armed knight, usually upon the helmet, and by his retainers and followers: Hence, in general, a badge worn by a retainer or dependent, to indicate the person or party to which he belonged; a token by which a thing may be known.


Whether Prudence Takes Cognizance of Singulars?
ARTICLES) Whether prudence takes cognizance of singulars? ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether prudence takes cognizance of.htm

A Council Concerning a Bishop Taking Cognizance.
... Canon CVII. (Greek cx. continued.) A Council concerning a bishop taking
cognizance. A Council concerning a bishop taking cognizance. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon cvii greek cx continued.htm

Of These who Ask from the Emperor that Secular Judges May Take ...
... The Sixth Ecumenical Council. Canon CIV. (Greek cvii.) Of these who ask from the
Emperor that secular judges may take cognizance of their causes. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon civ greek cvii of.htm

That Clerics be not Compelled to Give Testimony in Public ...
... Canon LIX. (Greek lxiii.) That clerics be not compelled to give testimony
in public concerning the cognizance of their own judgment. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/canon lix greek lxiii that.htm

What is the Difference Between Wisdom and Knowledge. The Worship ...
... Knowledge. The Worship of God is the Love of Him. How the Intellectual
Cognizance of Eternal Things Comes to Pass Through Wisdom. For ...
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In Opposition to the Reminiscence of Plato and Pythagoras. ...
... If therefore this is the right distinction between wisdom and knowledge, that the
intellectual cognizance of eternal things belongs to wisdom, but the rational ...
/.../augustine/on the holy trinity/chapter 15 in opposition to the.htm

Epistle viii. To Boniface, Deacon.
... our late brother Andrew, then Metropolitan of Nicopolis, to the effect that, as
both parties were subject to his jurisdiction, he should take cognizance of the ...
/.../the epistles of saint gregory the great/epistle viii to boniface deacon.htm

Epistle xxviii. To Columbus, Bishop of Numidia .
... thy Fraternity is distinguished for priestly gravity and ecclesiastical zeal, we
have seen sufficient reason for thy taking part in the cognizance of things ...
/.../the epistles of saint gregory the great/epistle xxviii to columbus bishop.htm

Epistle vii. To John, Bishop.
... They, in their commands sent to thee, desired thee (that is with strict observance
of law and canons) to take cognizance of the matter so as to pass a sentence ...
/.../gregory/the epistles of saint gregory the great/epistle vii to john bishop.htm

Latimer -- on Christian Love
... love one another.". So Christ makes love His cognizance, His badge, His livery.
Like as ... livery of Christ? Have they His cognizance? No, no ...
/.../various/the worlds great sermons volume i/latimer on christian love.htm

Cognizance (5 Occurrences)
...Cognizance (5 Occurrences). Genesis 39:6 And he left all that he had in Joseph's
hand, and took cognizance of nothing with him, save the bread that he ate. ...
/c/cognizance.htm - 8k

... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The act or state of knowing; clear perception
of fact, truth, or duty; certain apprehension; familiar cognizance; cognition. ...
/k/knowledge.htm - 12k

Feel (58 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To perceive by the touch; to take cognizance of by means of the nerves of
sensation distributed all over the body, especially by those of the skin; to ...
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Perceive (53 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To obtain knowledge of through the senses; to receive impressions from by
means of the bodily organs; to take cognizance of the existence, character ...
/p/perceive.htm - 22k

... occur (Genesis 11:5; Genesis 18:21 Deuteronomy 8:3), none the less the principle
is everywhere presupposed in what is related about God's cognizance of the ...
/o/omniscience.htm - 18k

Crest (2 Occurrences)
... It is a relic of the ancient cognizance. See Cognizance. 4. (n.) The upper
curve of a horse's neck. 5. (n.) The ridge or top of a wave. ...
/c/crest.htm - 8k

Notice (44 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The act of noting, remarking, or observing;
observation by the senses or intellect; cognizance; note. ...
/n/notice.htm - 19k

Nazirite (10 Occurrences)
... already ancient in Israel and that Mosaism regulated it, bringing it into line with
the general system of religious observance and under the cognizance of the ...
/n/nazirite.htm - 21k

Object (76 Occurrences)
... or which may be regarded as set, before the mind so as to be apprehended or known;
that of which the mind by any of its activities takes cognizance, whether a ...
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Jurisdiction (4 Occurrences)
... of an authority to handle a particular case; judicial authority over a cause or
class of causes; as, certain suits or actions, or the cognizance of certain ...
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Cognizance (5 Occurrences)

Genesis 39:6
And he left all that he had in Joseph's hand, and took cognizance of nothing with him, save the bread that he ate. And Joseph was of a beautiful form and of a beautiful countenance.

Genesis 39:8
But he refused, and said to his master's wife, Behold, my master takes cognizance of nothing with me: what is in the house, and all that he has, he has given into my hand.

Exodus 2:25
And God saw the children of Israel, and God took knowledge of them.
(See JPS)

Ruth 2:10
Then she fell on her face, and bowed herself to the ground, and said unto him, Why have I found favor in thy sight, that thou shouldest take knowledge of me, seeing I am a foreigner?
(See JPS)

Psalms 31:7
I will be glad and rejoice in thy lovingkindness; For thou hast seen my affliction: Thou hast known my soul in adversities;
(See JPS)



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