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A book of forms or precedents for matters of law; the form. These forms and precedents were the foundational basis for formulary procedure.

 - adj. Stated; prescribed; ritual.

 - n. pl. Formularies. A book containing stated and prescribed forms, as of oaths, declarations, prayers, medical formulaæ, etc.; a book of precedents. Prescribed form or model; formula. An official list of medicines with description of method of compounding..

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