Te Igitur

One of the service-books of the Roman Catholic Church, used by bishops and other dignitaries. So called from the first words of the canon, “Te igitur, clementissime Pater.”

Oaths upon the Te Igitur.
Oaths sworn on the Te Igitur service-book, regarded as especially solemn.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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