Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To divest or deprive of the office, authority, and dignities of pope.
  • To deprive of a pope.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To divest of the character, office, or authority of a pope.
  • transitive verb obsolete To deprive of a pope.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To divest of the character, office, or authority of a pope.
  • verb obsolete To deprive of a pope.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ pope

Examples

  • In their view, such a fall would unpope him and invalidate all his subsequent acts.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • Sicily, and starve him and all-his subjects; he would frustrate all his family schemes, he would renounce him, he would unpope him, he would do anything that man and despot could do, should the great shepherd dare to re-admit this lost sheep, and this very black sheep, into the fold of the faithful.

    PG Edition of Netherlands series — Complete

  • He would cut off his supplies from Naples and Sicily, and starve him and all-his subjects; he would frustrate all his family schemes, he would renounce him, he would unpope him, he would do anything that man and despot could do, should the great shepherd dare to re-admit this lost sheep, and this very black sheep, into the fold of the faithful.

    History of the United Netherlands, 1592-94

  • Sicily, and starve him and all-his subjects; he would frustrate all his family schemes, he would renounce him, he would unpope him, he would do anything that man and despot could do, should the great shepherd dare to re-admit this lost sheep, and this very black sheep, into the fold of the faithful.

    History of the United Netherlands from the Death of William the Silent to the Twelve Year's Truce — Complete (1584-1609)

  • Sicily, and starve him and all-his subjects; he would frustrate all his family schemes, he would renounce him, he would unpope him, he would do anything that man and despot could do, should the great shepherd dare to re-admit this lost sheep, and this very black sheep, into the fold of the faithful.

    History of the United Netherlands, 1590-99 — Complete

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