from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or characterized by priestcraft.


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  • After the death of Moreau, Edward Prendick, the narrator, attempts what can only be called priestcrafty: he tells the beast-men that the Master is still alive, that the Law said by the Sayer of the Law is still in force, and that the House of Pain will return.

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