Definition of edict:
orderliness, declaration, economy, revisal, club, gild, law, revise, proclamation, order, parliamentary procedure, society, rewrite, declaration, statute, mandate, jurisprudence, parliamentary law, command, judgment, pronouncement, ruling, manifesto, guild, fiat, monastic order, enactment, canon, notice, decree, polity, rules of order, annunciation, announcement, rescript, proclamation, regulation, formula, social club, determination, institute, order of magnitude, legislation, commandment, lodge, prescription, knowledge, ordering, ordination, purchase order, revision.
- "The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5)", Thomas Babington Macaulay.
All the great commercial societies, the East India Company, the African Company, the Turkey Company, the Muscovy Company, the Hudson's Bay Company, the Maryland Merchants, the Jamaica Merchants, the Merchant Adventurers, declared that they most cheerfully complied with the royal edict which required them still to pay custom.- "The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5)", Thomas Babington Macaulay.
The revocation of the Edict of Nantes, in honor of which you have struck medals, has cost more tears, more blood, more money, and killed the prosperity of France far more than three Saint- Bartholomews.- "Catherine de' Medici", Honore de Balzac.