Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of priesthood.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There is small difference, I believe, between the creeds of the Armenians and the Roman Catholics, but a very great disparity in the looks of the two priesthoods, which is all in favor of the former.

    Venetian Life

  • Also, the 'information flow' thing involves literacy -- being able to read and to write, (and to 'figure' I suppose), and public education, taxpayers-paid and socialized as US law enacted and instituted it, circa 1845, first in the world, (before then literacy was obtained in priesthoods and 'private schools' only by rich persons ... thoroughly proving God chose and made them smarter and better than the masses of everybody-else 'little people').

    Buying himself out (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • If you want a faux-Arthurian atmosphere, you would do better to bite the bullet and put in things of Arthur's world, including Popes and priesthoods, smells and bells, holy hermits and the whole nine yards.

    MIND MELD: Gods by the Bushel

  • But with the exception of the Vestal Virgins, no woman was permitted to hold any of the major priesthoods in Rome.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • And it cost you money every time you intruded into the domains of these priesthoods.

    The Glory - The Panda's Thumb

  • To cancel all debts, confiscate the property of the rich, and divide the magistracies and priesthoods among his followers.

    CONSPIRATA

  • If those people grow up in religions that value celibacy or have celibate priesthoods, it stands to reason that this predisposition makes them less likely to have children.

    Love Is Not a Dysfunction | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • Because let's face it: The men on this show may hold the priesthoods, but the ladies hold the reins.

    Mark Blankenship: Big Love Wife Watch! : Round One (Spoilers!)

  • As the priesthoods were forced to take on new forms, Gnosticism became a magnet for these occult adepts.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Hammers of Thorr Gavels, robes reminiscent of priesthoods, titles names after pagan goddesses, etc.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Georgia Courts Expressly Allow Religious Headgear in Court:

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