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Definition of Expurgatory Index

Expurgatory Index
Expurgatory Ex*pur"ga*to*ry, a. [Cf. F. expurgatoire.] Serving to purify from anything noxious or erroneous; cleansing; purifying. ``Expurgatory animadversions.' --Sir T. Browne. Expurgatory Index. See Index Expurgatorius, under Index.

Meaning of Expurgatory Index from wikipedia

- distribution of literature : a study of the history of the prohibitory and expurgatory indexes, together with some consideration of the effects of Protestant censorship...
- distribution of literature : a study of the history of the prohibitory and expurgatory indexes, together with some consideration of the effects of Protestant censorship...
- Rome,’ 1836. Preface signed Joseph Mendham. ‘Account of Indexes, Prohibitory and Expurgatory, of the Church of Rome,’ 1826; 2nd edit., as ‘Literary Policy...
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