from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See prelacy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. prelates in general
  • n. the office of a prelate

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or dignity of a prelate; prelacy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state, dignity, or office of a prelate; also, the period during which the functions of a prelate are exercised.
  • n. Prelacy; the order of prelates.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. prelates collectively
  • n. the office or station of a prelate


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