Associations to the word «Priestly»


PRIESTLY, adjective. Of or relating to priests; order of the priests; high religious position

Dictionary definition

PRIESTLY, adjective. Associated with the priesthood or priests; "priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments"; "hieratic gestures".
PRIESTLY, adjective. Befitting or characteristic of a priest or the priesthood; "priestly dedication to the people of his parish".

Wise words

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