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Webster 1913 Edition


Traditional

Tra-di′tion-al

,
Adj.
[Cf. F.
traditionnel
, LL.
traditionalis
.]
1.
Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing;
as,
traditional
opinions;
traditional
customs;
traditional
expositions of the Scriptures.
2.
Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.
[R.]
Shak.

Webster 1828 Edition


Traditional

TRADI'TIONAL


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traditional

traditional

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traditional (comparative more traditional, superlative most traditional)

  1. Of, relating to, or derived from tradition;
    This dance is one of the traditional customs in the area.
    I think her traditional values are antiquated.
  2. Communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only
    traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
  3. Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.
  4. In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.

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