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  • n. A high priest

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Examples

  • It is really a pity that of these twelve tribes ten were entirely lost, and had disappeared from the face of the earth so many ages before; but Eleazar, the highpriest, found them again, on purpose to send translators to Ptolemy.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • During my recent trip to the Manorígao River I was shown kerchiefs of khaki that had been sold by a highpriest of Compostela about two years before.

    The Manóbos of Mindanáo Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume XXIII, First Memoir

  • The third day, the twenty-fourth of March, was known as the Day of Blood: the Archigallus or highpriest drew blood from his arms and presented it as an offering.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • ( 'Iesoûs), the son of Josedec and the highpriest who returned with

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • It was he whom Zacharias saw in vision stripped of filthy garments and clothed in clean robes and mitre, while the angel of the Lord proclaimed the highpriest the type of the coming Messias (Zach., iii).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • It seemed to me that I had been transported into a country far away from this country, into an age remote from this age, that I stood in ancient Egypt and that I was listening to the speech of some highpriest of that land addressed to the youthful Moses.

    Ulysses

  • And I heard the voice of that Egyptian highpriest.

    Ulysses

  • _ -- And it seemed to me that I heard the voice of that Egyptian highpriest raised in a tone of like haughtiness and like pride.

    Ulysses

  • So, father and son silently followed the maiden through the crowded galleries and apartments, into the house of the highpriest.

    A Thorny Path — Volume 08

  • Old Adventus signed to Melissa, and with drooping head she followed him through the rooms and corridors that led to the apartments of the highpriest.

    A Thorny Path — Volume 08

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