horary

horary
adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin horarius, from Latin hora hour — more at hour Date: 1632 of or relating to an hour; also hourly

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  • Horary — Ho ra*ry, a. [LL. horarius, fr. L. hora hour: cf. F. horaire. See {Hour}.] 1. Of or pertaining to an hour; noting the hours. Spectator. [1913 Webster] 2. Occurring once an hour; continuing an hour; hourly; ephemeral. [1913 Webster] Horary, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horary — [hō′rə rē, hôr′ərē] adj. [ML horarius < L hora, HOUR] 1. of or indicating an hour or hours 2. occurring once every hour; hourly …   English World dictionary

  • horary — /hawr euh ree, hohr /, adj. Archaic. 1. pertaining to an hour; indicating the hours: the horary circle. 2. occurring every hour; hourly. [1610 20; < ML horarius, equiv. to hor(a) HOUR + arius ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • horary — ho•ra•ry [[t]ˈhɔr ə ri, ˈhoʊr [/t]] adj. archaic 1) pertaining to an hour; indicating the hours: the horary circle[/ex] 2) occurring every hour; hourly • Etymology: 1610–20; < ML hōrārius=hōr(a) hour+ ārius ary …   From formal English to slang

  • horary — /ˈhɔrəri/ (say hawruhree) adjective 1. relating to an hour; indicating the hours: the horary circle. 2. occurring every hour; hourly. 3. lasting an hour. {Medieval Latin hōrārius, from Latin hōra hour} …  

  • Horary astrology — is an ancient branch of horoscopic astrology by which an astrologer attempts to answer a question by constructing a horoscope for the exact time at which the question was received and understood by the astrologer. There is disagreement amongst… …   Wikipedia

  • Horary circles — Horary Ho ra*ry, a. [LL. horarius, fr. L. hora hour: cf. F. horaire. See {Hour}.] 1. Of or pertaining to an hour; noting the hours. Spectator. [1913 Webster] 2. Occurring once an hour; continuing an hour; hourly; ephemeral. [1913 Webster] Horary …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horary question — horary question, Astrology. a question, the answer to which is obtained by erecting a figure of the heavens for the moment at which it is propounded …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horary circles — Circle Cir cle (s[ e]r k l), n. [OE. cercle, F. cercle, fr. L. circulus (Whence also AS. circul), dim. of circus circle, akin to Gr. kri kos, ki rkos, circle, ring. Cf. {Circus}, {Circum }.] [1913 Webster] 1. A plane figure, bounded by a single… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horary — 1. adjective a) Pertaining to an hour or hours. b) Occurring every hour; hourly. 2. noun a) A book containing the divine offices for the various canonical hours. b) …   Wiktionary

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