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

  • n. Roman Catholic Church A priest acting as deputy to a bishop to assist him in the administration of his diocese.
  • n. Roman Catholic Church The head of a religious order.
  • n. An ecclesiastical official in the Church of England, usually a layperson, who assists an archbishop or a bishop in administrative and judicial duties.

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