from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inconsiderable claimant to the spiritual and temporal position of the pope, as the successor of St. Peter.


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  • What I mean is, I'm almost nearly sure that the word -peterkin" is a euphemism for the ... um male whatnot on some remote planet or other.

    Galaxy Jane


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  • Therefore, non habemus papam.

    February 12, 2013