Constitutions of Clarendon
A “Catholic” code of both doctrine and discipline collected by
Clemens Romaus. The word “Apostolic,” as in the “Apostles' Creed,” does
not mean made by the Apostles, but what the
“Church” considered to be in accordance with apostolic teaching.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894