Definition of Priests

1. Noun. (plural of priest) ¹



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Definition of Priests

1. priest [v] - See also: priest

Lexicographical Neighbors of Priests

priestesshood
priestesshoods
priestesslike
priesthood
priesthoods
priesting
priestism
priestisms
priestless
priestlier
priestliest
priestlike
priestliness
priestlinesses
priestly
priests (current term)
prieve
prieved
prieves
prieving
prig
prigged
prigger
priggeries
priggers
priggery
prigging
priggings
priggish
priggishly

Literary usage of Priests

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

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Aver- bode Abbey: priests, 82; clerics and novices, 20; lay brothers, 36; of these, 27 priests and 21 lay brothers have been sent to Brazil, and 2 priests ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Aver- bode Abbey: priests, 82; clerics and novices, 20; lay brothers, 36; of these, 27 priests and 21 lay brothers have been sent to Brazil, and 2 priests ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"In all 863 prisoners, of whom 292 were priests, were sent to Cayenne. ... On the islands 1212 priests and some hundreds of Bretons, journalists, and others, ..."

4. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"These be my priests, which pray for evry stal These be my priests, ... Lo these (my Lord) be my good praying priests, descended from ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"9) give unflattering pictures of the priests of the north. In the southern kingdom Jehoshaphat is said to have appointed priests as judges in Jerusalem and ..."

6. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1921)
"There is a curious disposition among many modern writers to deprecate priesthoods and to speak of priests as though they had always been impostors and ..."

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