American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that rules or manages.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bearing; carrying; carrying on: now used only in composition: as, vicegerent, belli gerent.
- n. A ruling power or agency; a doer or performer.
- n. a manager
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. obsolete Bearing; carrying.
- From Latin gerēns, gerent-, present participle of gerere, to manage. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“And, first, see you, sir — ye shall approach the presence of majesty thus, — shadowing your eyes with your hand, to testify that you are in the presence of the Vice-gerent of”
“Irishum the vice gerent of the god Ashur, the son of Ilushuma the vice gerent of the god Ashur, unto the god Ashur, his Lord, for his own life and for the life of his son has dedicated".”
“He announced himself as God's vice-gerent on earth and Germany as God's chosen nation.”
“This Vial initiates a direct attack on the throne of the Beast, the vice-gerent of”
“God, "the upper Jerusalem," a body visible in no one locality, but dispersed over the earth like wheat in chaff, held together by no declarations of doctrine, tied to no sacraments, dependent on no earthly Lieutenant or Vice-gerent, and on no university-trained”
“Page 46 explanations and protestations followed; then curses and hissing epithets were showered down freely upon the head of the presumptuous wretch -- the vice-gerent of "Old Nick" -- who was the cause of all the trouble.”
“He _was_ mistaken, and I hold that the Bāb was mistaken in appointing (if he really did so) Ṣubḥ-i-Ezel as a nominal head of the Bābīs when the true, although temporary vice-gerent was Baha-'ullah.”
“Was not he the representative of the Unseen, the vice-gerent, with power over heaven and hell? but something was here more strong than he.”
“Church, and in solemn coronation to place the imperial crown on the head anointed by the hands of God's vice-gerent.”
“Douglas, I will give my people and all the world proof that I am still God's righteous and avenging vice-gerent on earth, and that no consideration can restrain my wrath, no after-thought stay my arm, whenever it is ready to fall and smite the head of the guilty.”
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