from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The doctrine of the ecclesiastical supremacy of a sovereign

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The doctrine of royal prerogative or supremacy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The control or interference of the sovereign in ecelesiastical matters.


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