Definition of Priestlier

1. Adjective. (context: less common) (comparative of priestly) ¹



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Definition of Priestlier

1. priestly [adj] - See also: priestly

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Priestlier

priestdom
priested
priesteries
priestery
priestess
priestesses
priestesshood
priestesshoods
priestesslike
priesthood
priesthoods
priesting
priestism
priestisms
priestless
priestlier (current term)
priestliest
priestlike
priestliness
priestlinesses
priestly
priests
prieve
prieved
prieves
prieving
prig
prigged
prigger
priggeries

Literary usage of Priestlier

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1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1860)
"... of old had gone to dust in it, and the particular earth that was here had been consecrated, by priestlier hands than Mr.' ..."

2. The Independent Review (1906)
"The layman, not very heroic indeed in his own sphere, will continue to cry out for priestlier priests. The private wealth of this or that missionary of a ..."

3. Athens: Its Rise and Fall by Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton (1875)
"... will invoke the raven From the bright East, and bid the priestlier prophet Promise thee sunshine.* Go where thou mayst, be happy ; and remember Me, ..."

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