Associations to the word «Priesthood»

Wiktionary

PRIESTHOOD, noun. The role or office of a priest
PRIESTHOOD, noun. Priests as a group; the clergy
PRIESTHOOD, noun. Authority to act in the name of God.

Dictionary definition

PRIESTHOOD, noun. The body of ordained religious practitioners.

Wise words

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