Definition of Presbyterate

1. n. A presbytery; also, presbytership.



Definition of Presbyterate

1. Noun. A presbytery; also, presbytership. ¹

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Definition of Presbyterate

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Presbyterate

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presanctified
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presbycusis
presbyope
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presbyopias
presbyopic
presbyopics
presbypropria
presbyte
presbyter
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presbyterate (current term)
presbyterates
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presbytism
prescale
prescaled

Literary usage of Presbyterate

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"make it probable that in the earliest times the presbyterate was frequently, though not perhaps exclusively, an honorary title and not the name of an office ..."

2. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor...: With an Essay by Jeremy Taylor (1851)
"THE presbyterate was but a step to episcopacy, ... to the presbyterate ; and therefore the council of Sardis decreed,' that no man should be ordained bishop ..."

3. History of the Church by Johannes Baptist Alzog, Francis Joseph Pabisch, Thomas Sebastian Byrne (1912)
"... of the clergy there laid down applies to both the Old and the New Testament, for he draws a clear distinction between the episcopate, presbyterate, ..."

4. Historical Sketches of the Town of Leicester, Massachusetts, During the by Emory Washburn (1874)
"The Episcopate, presbyterate, and Diaconate. Christ, in committing to the Apostles the office of priesthood with the plenitude of its gifts, clothed them ..."

5. The Whole Works ; with an Essay Biographical and Critical by Jeremy Taylor (1835)
"To which the presbyterate was but a Degree. 1. THE presbyterate was but a step ... presbyterate ; and therefore the council of Sardis decreed," that no man ..."

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