mediævaldom

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mediævaldom (uncountable)

  1. (archaic or archaizing) Alternative form of medievaldom.
    • 1914, McBride’s Magazine (J.B. Lippincott and co.), volume 94, part 2, page 252:
      The third Italy has discarded the outworn garments of mediævaldom and has woven herself new garments of new fabrics fit for the use of as lively and stimulating a nation as any the world has ever known.
    • 1931, Year book of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, volume 41, page 256:
      The upshot of it all was that the Synagog and the rabbi and the Judaism of Russia remained fixed and constant as before, as in mediævaldom, and nothing was done which might conceivably serve it as a cushion for shock absorbing, such as the Wissenschaft des Judentums in its day provided in the West.
    • 1934, Ronald Bradbury, The Romantic Theories of Architecture of the Nineteenth Century, in Germany, England and France (The Dorothy Press), page 87:
      Only when the piety and public spirit of mediaevaldom were re-established could a true Christian architecture once more arise.
    • 1934, Ian Campbell Hannah, Story of Scotland in Stone (Oliver and Boyd), page 209:
      The stronghold forms one of the most romantic and impressive architectural compositions not merely of Scotland but of all mediævaldom.