autem

autem bawler

obsolete A member of clergy, such as a priest, preacher, or parson. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, so an "autem bawler" is one who shouts loudly from the church. That old autem bawler goes on and on about hellfire and damnation, but he's more crooked and corrupt than anyone I know.
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autem cackler

obsolete One who dissents from the teachings of any given denomination of the (Christian) church. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and the obsolete meaning of "cackle" is to reveal secrets. The church is strong, but those autem cacklers have dissuaded many from the congregation.
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autem prickear

obsolete One who dissents from the teachings of any given denomination of the (Christian) church. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "prick-eared" was a slang term often applied to puritans, who dissented from the Church of England. Ah, let the autem prickears go and form their own church rather than change our own.
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autem cackletub

obsolete Any general meeting place of dissenters of a given denomination of the (Christian) church; a conventicle. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "cackletub" (a slang term for the pulpit of a church) here refers to a place where those who spill secrets ("cackle") gather. I entered into the autem cackletub with trepidation, for who knows what sort one may find in a place of unruly dissent.
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autem dipper

obsolete One belonging to the Anabaptist faith, in which believers are baptized after infancy. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, so an "autem dipper" is one whose faith is based on baptism (that is, a "dip" in water). As one has no concept of faith as an infant, the autem dippers believe that baptism should take place when one is old enough to affirm belief in the church.
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autem diver

1. obsolete A thief or pickpocket who steals from people during church services. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "diver" in this sense is obsolete slang for a pickpocket. The autem divers move stealthily among the congregation, lifting the purses and coins from those focused on the sermon.
2. obsolete A lay officer of the church in charge of the poor and needy. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "diver" in this sense is slang for one who lives in a cellar (i.e., among the poor). The autem diver oversees the distribution of bread to the poorest of the parish.
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autem goggler

obsolete One who plays the role of a religious soothsayer or prophet as part of a con. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church; "goggler" may refer to the verb "goggle," meaning to stare with wide-open or bulging eyes, as at some extraordinary spectacle. Don't be swindled by those autem gogglers; their goods are as useful as naval lint but will cost you a pretty penny.
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autem mort

1. obsolete A woman who is married. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "mort" is obsolete slang for a woman or girl. Your courtship is wasted, my friend, for she is an autem mort already.
2. obsolete A beggar woman who carries about several children and affects to have great devotion to the church or religion, generally as a means of arousing sympathetic charity from others. "Autem" is an obsolete slang word for church, and "mort" is obsolete slang for a woman or girl. The autem morts with their wailing children cluster at the steps of the church for alms.
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References in classic literature ?
Because," replied the doctor, "our master Hippocrates, the polestar and beacon of medicine, says in one of his aphorisms omnis saturatio mala, perdicis autem pessima, which means 'all repletion is bad, but that of partridge is the worst of all.
Abradata autem absente et apud Bactrianos legatum agente Araspae Maedo servanda tradita est, qui apud Cyrum affirmavit nondum esse ortam aut omnino inventam tota Asia pulchriorem.
75: "Isti autem accipiunt quo homo proprie intelligit, nec hoc probant.
Vniuersa autem bella, que Rodericus cum sociis suis fecit et ex eis triumphum obtinuit et quot uillas et uicos dextera ualidissima cum gladiis et cunctis armorum generibus depredatus est atque omnino destruixit, seriatim narrare perlongum esse uideretur et forsitam legentibus in fastidium uerteretur.
Sicut autem passiones convertibiies sunt transcendentes, quia consequuntur ens non in quantum determinatur ad aliquod genus, ita et passiones distinctae sunt transcendentes, et utrumque membrum illius distincti est speciale formaliter non conveniens nisi uni enti, sicut necesse est, in infinitum in ista divisione, finitum vel infinitum, etc.
Probatio autem indirecta consequi potest ex criterio aestimationis (determinatae qualitatis) et reactionis (errantis post detectionem erroris, seu reactionis erga defectum qualitatis quae habebatur uti certe exstans in persona alterius contrahentis).
7, 687 "Theologica autem non conveniunt cum physicis in principiis, quia fundantur super revelationem et inspirationem, et non super rationem: et ideo de illis in philosophia non possumus disputare".
Quoniam ubi Christus primitivam apostolorum congregavit Ecclesiam, docens et praedicans, Scripturae mysteria revelavit: Vobis, inquit, datum est nosse mysterium regni Dei, caeteris autem in parabolis (Lk 8).
Sunt autem confessarius, tanquam iudex legitimus in illo foro; et peccator poenitens, tanquam reus simul et testis, adeoque advocatus accusator sui, tanquam is qui a se offensi Dei causam agat contra semetipsum.
Vos autem dicitis, nons propter rudatem inque, seeds sponte inius esse eos, qui sunt insti: ruque assre non non dubitis, int turpem es rem, Deoque odim.
uk or call 0808 100 1929 ENIM AD MINIM AUTEM VEL Pat Nicholson, 73, looks after her husband John, 77, who suffers from Parkinson's Disease as well as having had heart problems and a stroke.
Puditatur, elenihil essitiundi dit dolore nonecer epelibus, et arcilic tatque poreriantur, ipsum quam, as doloria quae autem.
Liberis autem cujuscumque sexus, vel gradus etiam filiis familias, et emancipatis idem ius concessum est, sive extiterint heredes sive se abstineant.