uncanonical

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un- +‎ canonical

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uncanonical (not comparable)

  1. Not canonical.
    • Bishop Hall
      What I said in my epistle to my reverend friend and master, Doctor James, the incomparably industrious and learned bibliothecary of Oxford, I profess still; but I hold those canons of the apostles uncanonical.
    • 2007 January 10, Holland Cotter, “At Yale, Renovation Puts Africa in Spotlight”, New York Times:
      He was also that rare thing, a connoisseur of the uncanonical hybrid in art, as demonstrated by the presence of a headdress mask of a water spirit from Sierra Leone.

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