Definition of Priesting

1. n. The office of a priest.



Definition of Priesting

1. Noun. (obsolete) The office of a priest. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Priesting

1. priest [v] - See also: priest

Lexicographical Neighbors of Priesting

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

Literary usage of Priesting

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

1. A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Philip Schaff, Henry Wace (1900)
"Therefore from the beginning of the newborn Church it is clearly seen that at no time it was permitted to a priest to lead a wife after his priesting, ..."

2. Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English by Egerton Brydges (1815)
"... I can Re-young him to a lustie man, , And in his jointes infuse a fire To execute a kinde desire. I can revegetate his dying yeere By faire be-priesting ..."

3. Religious Thought in England, from the Reformation to the End of Last by John Hunt (1870)
"... and the bishop or high priest, bearing the image of God according to his ruling, and of Christ acording to his priesting, and after him honour the king. ..."

4. The Library World (1901)
"oh ! no, sir—high priests of literature—divine afflatus—can't be always high-priesting it—they'll be down again presently—time for dinner—Dean responds ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Priesting on Dictionary.com!Search for Priesting on Thesaurus.com!Search for Priesting on Google!Search for Priesting on Wikipedia!