Definition of Missive. Meaning of Missive. Synonyms of Missive

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Definition of Missive

Missive
Missive Mis"sive, a. [See Missive, n.] 1. Specially sent; intended or prepared to be sent; as, a letter missive. --Ayliffe. 2. Missile. ``The missive weapons fly.' --Dryden. Letters missive, letters conveying the permission, comand, or advice of a superior authority, as a sovereign. They are addressed and sent to some certain person or persons, and are distinguished from letters patent, which are addressed to the public.
Missive
Missive Mis"sive, n. [F. lettre missive. See Mission, n.] 1. That which is sent; a writing containing a message. 2. One who is sent; a messenger. [Obs.] --Shak.

Meaning of Missive from wikipedia

- A letter is a written message conve**** from one person to another person through a medium. Letters can be formal and informal. Besides a means of communication...
- Ambrose, the bishop of Milan and ****ure saint—a debate preserved by their missives. In the late 4th century, Jerome produced the Latin translation of the...
- On May 8, 2006, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a missive directly to then United States President George W. Bush that proposed "new ways"...
- "from your Valentine", which is said to have "inspired today's romantic missives". The Legenda Aurea of Jacobus de Voragine, compiled about 1260 and one...
- John Greenleaf Whittier, The King's Missive, and other poems (Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Boston 1881), 'The King's Missive. 1661' at pp. 9-17. Read here. Christian...
- period and the minds of the two revolutionary leaders and presidents. The missives lasted fourteen years, and consisted of 158 letters – 109 from Adams and...
- Travis to plead for reinforcements and supplies. The most famous of his missives, written February 24, was addressed To the People of Texas & All Americans...
- including a Statement on Impending Duel With Aaron Burr and his last missives to his wife dated before the duel, which also attest to his intention....
- church extends pensions to clergy in same-**** civil partnerships. In a missive to clergy, the church communicated that "there was a need for committed...
- 2013. Omarzu, Tim (October 4, 2013). "The letter behind the shutdown; GOP missive urges defunding of Obamacare". Times Free Press. Retrieved October 8, 2013...
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