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TRADI'TIONAL

TRADI'TIONALLY, adverb By transmission from father to son, or from age to age; as an opinion or doctrine traditionally derived from the apostles, is of no authority.

TRADI'TIONARY, noun Among the Jews, one who acknowledges the authority of traditions, and explains the Scriptures by them. The word is used in opposition to Cairite, one who denies the authority of traditions.