Definition of Popedom

1. n. The place, office, or dignity of the pope; papal dignity.



Definition of Popedom

1. Noun. The jurisdiction of the pope. ¹

2. Noun. The place, office, or dignity of the pope; papal dignity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Popedom

1. the office of a pope [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Popedom

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popcorn movie
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popcornlike
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popcorny
popcraft
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popedom (current term)
popedoms
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Literary usage of Popedom

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1. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1879)
"... Cromwell—Wolsey's Intercession for the popedom—He demands the Hand of Rene'e of France for Henry—Failure—Anne reappears at Court—Repels the King's ..."

2. The Table Talk and Omniana of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With Additional Table by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1888)
"WHAT a grand subject for a history the popedom is ! The Pope ought never to have affected temporal sway, but to have lived retired within St. Angelo, ..."

3. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet (1829)
"The cardinal's letter to the ambassadors about Ms promotion to tlte popedom. An original. Magnifico equiti domino Gregorio a ..."

4. Original Letters Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1846)
"... to procure the French King's interest with such Members of the Conclave as were at his devotion to assist in elevating Cardinal Pole to the popedom. ..."

5. The Monks of the West from St. Benedict to St. Bernard by Charles Forbes Montalembert, Francis Aidan Gasquet (1896)
"CHAPTER II HILDEBRAND BEFORE HIS ELECTION TO THE popedom Different opinions as to Hildebrand'a origin.—A monk at Rome, ..."

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