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Apostolic Fathers

plural noun
1.
the fathers of the early Christian church whose lives overlapped those of any of the apostles.
2.
the collection of works attributed to them.
Origin of Apostolic Fathers
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30
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British Dictionary definitions for Apostolic Fathers

Apostolic Fathers

plural noun
1.
the Fathers of the early Church who immediately followed the Apostles
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