Definition of Priesthoods

1. Noun. (plural of priesthood) ¹



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Definition of Priesthoods

1. priesthood [n] - See also: priesthood

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Priesthoods

priest-ridden
priestcap
priestcaps
priestcraft
priestcrafts
priestdom
priested
priesteries
priestery
priestess
priestesses
priestesshood
priestesshoods
priestesslike
priesthood
priesthoods (current term)
priesting
priestism
priestisms
priestless
priestlier
priestliest
priestlike
priestliness
priestlinesses
priestly
priests
prieve
prieved
prieves

Literary usage of Priesthoods

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1. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"The union of the existing priesthoods in the person of the emperor ; 2. The new priesthoods connected in Italy and the provinces with the worship of the ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"... known otherwise as the heretic king Khu-en-aten, that he might there develop untrammeled by the hostile priesthoods his favorite cult of the disk of the ..."

3. Utah and the Mormons: The History, Government, Doctrines, Customs, and by Benjamin G. Ferris (1854)
"priesthoods.—The President is Prophet and Seer: his Power.—Tithing.—Individual cases. ... There are two priesthoods in the Church—the Melchisedek and ..."

4. System of Positive Polity by Auguste Comte (1877)
"... and theocratic priesthoods. To know m order to improve, the motto of our primeval ancestors, will equally, with our remotest posterity, ..."

5. The Ancient World from the Earliest Times to 800 A.D. by Willis Mason West (1904)
"priesthoods ; Pontiffs and Augurs. — Under these conditions there grew up in Rome (as in other Italian towns) two important "colleges" of city priests ..."

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