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Right Reverend

noun
1.
an official form of address for abbots, abbesses, Anglican bishops, and other prelates.
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  • Therefore, if they were a little reverend our own posterity is Right Reverend.

    Ceres' Runaway Alice Meynell
  • The Archbishop had, in a good-natured style, referred to the cares and troubles of his Right Reverend brethren, and himself.

  • An amusing anecdote is told of a fast young lady, the daughter of a Right Reverend prelate, who was an adept in horseflesh.

    The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten
  • The ready audacity with which this Right Reverend prelate had stood sponsor for the second Reformation is a key to his character.

    Tancred Benjamin Disraeli
  • The Right Reverend Board, however, have at once assailed my freedom and my honour.

  • A Right Reverend is stated to be amongst those who are minus on this occasion.

  • "One of the profoundest and most important questions of the day," he whispered in his Right Reverend brother's ear.

  • The lady's forbidden to recognize me in any way and the Right Reverend father is a tart old party and keeps sharp watch of her.

    Blacksheep! Blacksheep! Meredith Nicholson
  • This Right Reverend gentleman was not of the quiet and reasonable type of Mr Justice Roberts.

    All's Well Emily Sarah Holt
British Dictionary definitions for Right Reverend

Right Reverend

adjective
1.
(in Britain) a title of respect for an Anglican or Roman Catholic bishop
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