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prelacy

See definition of prelacy on Dictionary.com
  • as inclergy
  • as indiocese
  • as inministry
  • as inprimacy

synonyms for prelacy

  • priesthood
  • cardinalate
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • ecclesiastics
  • pastorate
  • rabbinate
  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • churchpersons
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
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How to use prelacy in a sentence

In ancient Anahuac the prelacy was as systematic and its rules as well defined, as in the Church of Rome.
THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLDDANIEL G. BRINTON
Prelacy and Popery are both corrupt systems, though not equally.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Prel′atism, Prel′ature, prelacy: the time during which a prelate exercises authority; Prel′atist, an upholder of prelacy.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
The very Highlanders whom he now summoned to extirpate Prelacy he had a few years before summoned to defend it.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
They were, with few exceptions, hostile to Prelacy; and they showed their hostility in a way very little to their honour.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Prelacy is little else than Popery modified; Popery in another dress, trained and taught to speak a softer dialect.
SKETCHES OF THE COVENANTERSJ. C. MCFEETERS
These anti-Covenanters stood with the king in his effort to foist Prelacy upon the people.
SKETCHES OF THE COVENANTERSJ. C. MCFEETERS
There was public indignation likewise against Prelacy, for by it the king was inspired and upheld.
SKETCHES OF THE COVENANTERSJ. C. MCFEETERS
That is a rare blow which you have struck into the ribs of Prelacy, good Master Healing.
MICAH CLARKEARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
It was during his prelacy that the basis of all future relations of church and state was established.
THE AUDIENCIA IN THE SPANISH COLONIESCHARLES HENRY CUNNINGHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRELACY

  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • cardinalate
  • churchpersons
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • ecclesiastics
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • pastorate
  • prelacy
  • priesthood
  • rabbinate
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.