Definition of Priest-ridden

1. Adjective. dominated or plagued by priests. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Priest-ridden

prie-dieu
pried
priedieu
priedieus
priedieux
prief
priefe
priefes
priefs
prier
priers
pries
priest
priest-doctor
priest-penitent privilege
priest-ridden (current term)
priestcap
priestcaps
priestcraft
priestcrafts
priestdom
priested
priesteries
priestery
priestess
priestesses
priestesshood
priestesshoods
priestesslike
priesthood

Literary usage of Priest-ridden

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

1. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"Such was the inglorious termination of the swart ambitions of the priest-ridden Louis xiv., and the brutal and merciless inspirations of Count Frontenac, ..."

2. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1846)
"The only sincere religious character is Dagobert's wife, whom the reader is meant to despise for a weak, superstitious, bigoted, priest-ridden ..."

3. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1869)
"They are priest-ridden, sen- ' sual, avaricious, and predatory ; and at the same time they are ' faithless and blood-thirsty. Each tribe and section of a ..."

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