A notice to all whom it may concern, given in the parish church
before ordination, that a resident means to offer himself as a
candidate for holy orders; and SI QUIS —i.e. if anyone knows
any just cause or impediment thereto, he is to declare the same to the
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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