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n. - A law or rule. 2
n. - A law, or rule of doctrine or discipline, enacted by a council and confirmed by the pope or the sovereign; a decision, regulation, code, or constitution made by ecclesiastical authority. 2
n. - The collection of books received as genuine Holy Scriptures, called the sacred canon, or general rule of moral and religious duty, given by inspiration; the Bible; also, any one of the canonical Scriptures. See Canonical books, under Canonical, a. 2
n. - In monasteries, a book containing the rules of a religious order. 2
n. - A catalogue of saints acknowledged and canonized in the Roman Catholic Church. 2
n. - A member of a cathedral chapter; a person who possesses a prebend in a cathedral or collegiate church. 2
n. - A musical composition in which the voices begin one after another, at regular intervals, successively taking up the same subject. It either winds up with a coda (tailpiece), or, as each voice finishes, commences anew, thus forming a perpetual fugue or round. It is the strictest form of imitation. See Imitation. 2
n. - The largest size of type having a specific name; -- so called from having been used for printing the canons of the church. 2
n. - The part of a bell by which it is suspended; -- called also ear and shank. 2
n. - See Carom. 2

The word "canon" uses 5 letters: A C N N O.

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e -   ancone   n -   cannon   s -   canons   t -   cannot   canton   y -   canyon  

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