Latin, meaning "if anyone" (the first words of the notice in Latin).
si quis (plural si quises)
- A notification by a candidate for Holy Orders of his intention to enquire whether any impediment may be alleged against him.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for si quis in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)