What does the word dictum mean?

Usage examples for dictum

  1. But I refuse to accept your dictum about my age. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  2. It is not to join unreservedly in that censure, if we remark that Macaulay pronounced his dictum on poetry when he was very young. – Platform Monologues by T. G. Tucker
  3. There is no necessity to discuss the justice of the dictum. – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne