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 Can’on Law.Canonical Dress. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Canon’ical.
 
Canon is a Greek word, and means the index of a balance, hence a rule or law. (See above.)   1
   The sacred canon means the accepted books of Holy Scripture, which contain the inspired laws of salvation and morality; also called The Canonical Books.   2
 


 Can’on Law.Canonical Dress. 

 
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