from The Century Dictionary.

  • Citing; summoning; having the force or form of a citation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having the power or form of a citation.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to citation
  • adjective That have the power of a citation, or a summons


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  • It has been found, on the other hand, that the Shih-chi, though quoted directly only once by the high officer of state, Sang Hung-yang, yields a number of parallels to Huan K'uan's citatory passages.

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