brief

[brief]
Derivation

  • Latin: breve, short

Article

A compendious papal letter lacking some of the solemnity and formality of a Bull, bearing the device or seal of the fisherman’s ring.

MLA Citation

  • “brief”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 5 September 2010. Web. 21 August 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/brief/>