Definition for DOC'TRIN-AL

DOC'TRIN-AL, a. [See Doctrine.]

  1. Pertaining to doctrine; containing a doctrine or something taught; as, a doctrinal observation; a doctrinal proposition.
  2. Pertaining to the act or means of teaching. The word of God serveth no otherwise, than in the nature of a doctrinal instrument. – Hooker.

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