Articles AR-tuh-kleez n. The Greek god who protects all report and imprinted papers saved inside the Clouds around Mt. Olympus.
1. A connected group of propositions; something of rules. The subdivisions of a document, rule, book, etc. A specification of distinct issues decided or set up by authority or requiring Judicial action. 2. A statute; as having its terms articulately expressed under distinct minds. A number of the ancient English statutes were called “articles,” (articuli.) 3. a method of guidelines set up by legal authority; as articles of war, articles regarding the navy, articles of trust, (see infra.) 4. A contractual document executed between functions, containing terms or regards to contract; as articles of arrangement, articles of partnership. 5. In chancery training. An official written declaration of objections submitted by a party, after depositions were taken, showing ground for discrediting the witnesses.
His impassioned yet reasoned eloquence gave him an influence which was increased by his articles in the Parlement in which he opposed violent measures against the unauthorized congregations.