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Ordinary

Or´di`na`ry   Pronunciation: ~rĭz
a.1.According to established order; methodical; settled; regular.
2.Common; customary; usual.
3.Of common rank, quality, or ability; not distinguished by superior excellence or beauty; hence, not distinguished in any way; commonplace; inferior; of little merit; as, men of ordinary judgment; an ordinary book.
Ordinary seaman
(Naut.) one not expert or fully skilled, and hence ranking below an able seaman.
n.1.(Law) An officer who has original jurisdiction in his own right, and not by deputation.
2.The mass; the common run.
I see no more in you than in the ordinary
Of nature's salework.
- Shak.
3.That which is so common, or continued, as to be considered a settled establishment or institution.
4.Anything which is in ordinary or common use.
5.A dining room or eating house where a meal is prepared for all comers, at a fixed price for the meal, in distinction from one where each dish is separately charged; a table d'hôte; hence, also, the meal furnished at such a dining room.
6.(Her.) A charge or bearing of simple form, one of nine or ten which are in constant use. The bend, chevron, chief, cross, fesse, pale, and saltire are uniformly admitted as ordinaries. Some authorities include bar, bend sinister, pile, and others. See Subordinary.
In ordinary
a - In actual and constant service; statedly attending and serving; as, a physician or chaplain in ordinary. An ambassador in ordinary is one constantly resident at a foreign court.
b - (Naut.) Out of commission and laid up; - said of a naval vessel.
Ordinary of the Mass
(R. C. Ch.) the part of the Mass which is the same every day; - called also the canon of the Mass.
Noun1.Ordinaryordinary - a judge of a probate court
2.ordinary - the expected or commonplace condition or situation; "not out of the ordinary"
3.ordinary - a clergyman appointed to prepare condemned prisoners for death
4.Ordinaryordinary - an early bicycle with a very large front wheel and small back wheel
5.ordinary - (heraldry) any of several conventional figures used on shields
Adj.1.ordinary - not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"
Antonyms:
extraordinary - beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature"
2.ordinary - lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered; "average people"; "the ordinary (or common) man in the street"
Synonyms: average

ORDINARY, civil and eccl. law. An officer who has original jurisdiction in his own right and not by deputation.
     2. In England the ordinary is an officer who has immediate jurisdiction in ecclesiastical causes. Co. Litt. 344.
     3. In the United States, the ordinary possesses, in those states where such officer exists, powers vested in him by the constitution and acts of the legislature, In South Carolina, the ordinary is a judicial officer. 1 Rep. Const. Ct. 26; 2 Rep. Const. Ct. 384.

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