Definition of Papistical

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or supporting Romanism. "The Roman Catholic Church"




Definition of Papistical

1. Adjective. (derogatory) Being of or connected with the Roman Catholic faith. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papistical

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Literary usage of Papistical

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of the Church by Robert Southey (1825)
"... or reformed religion; and the papistical reservation was clearly understood, which looked upon the Popish Church still as a lawful one. ..."

2. The Book of the Church by Robert Southey (1825)
"he had spoken of the Church of England as by law established, never of the Protestant, or reformed religion; and the papistical reservation was clearly ..."

3. Annals of Cambridge by Charles Henry Cooper, John William Cooper (1845)
"... the Heads of Colleges, of defending many papistical tenets in a conversation at a tavern, was obliged to make a public recantation in the Regent House. ..."

4. Annals of the Reformation and Establishment of Religion, and Other Various by John Strype (1824)
"The papistical clergy busy. Lists of the names of the popish recusants, late dignitaries in the church, or otherwise. And their confinements and bounds, ..."

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