Definition of Hierurgy

1. a rite of worship [n -GIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hierurgy

hierons
hieronymite
hierophanies
hierophant
hierophantic
hierophantically
hierophants
hierophany
hierophobia
hieroscopy
hierotheca
hierothecae
hierotherapy
hierourgy
hierurgies
hierurgy (current term)
hies
hifalutin
hig-taper
higab
higashi
higgle
higgled
higgledy-piggledy
higgledypiggledy
higgler
higglers
higgles
higgling
higglings

Literary usage of Hierurgy

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"spec, hierurgy, liturgy, service, cult, sacrament, sacramental, use, baptism, proper, mass, form, orgies (pi.). risky, a. 1. ..."

2. History of the Christian Church by Wilhelm Ernst Möller (1902)
"... ritual completion as such, and which became a sacred hierurgy, which was itself to create the saving blessing in the sacrifice completed by the priest. ..."

3. The history of Ireland by Thomas Moore (1845)
"Speaking generally, the term Druidism applies to the whole of that mixed system of hierurgy, consisting partly of patriarchal, and partly of idolatrous ..."

4. Travels of an Irish Gentleman in Search of a Religion: With Notes and by Thomas Moore (1833)
"... with a better victim and hierurgy than the old people, do not think it safe to fall back to the former weak elements that contain symbols and images, ..."

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