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Right Reverend

an official form of address for abbots, abbesses, Anglican bishops, and other prelates. Unabridged
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  • It is unlike the godly coronet that figures upon the coach-panels of our own Right Reverend Bench.

    The Second Funeral of Napoleon William Makepeace Thackeray (AKA "Michael Angelo Titmarch")
  • The Archbishop had, in a good-natured style, referred to the cares and troubles of his Right Reverend brethren, and himself.

  • Each one among you fears to utter an honest word in presence of a Right Reverend brother.

  • 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.

  • Which one of my schoolmates had ever passed the Right Reverend plate at supper?

    The Joys of Being a Woman Winifred Kirkland
  • 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
  • And meanwhile we are locked in for the night, and here's his Right Reverend lordship, the bishop, locked in with us!

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
British Dictionary definitions for Right Reverend

Right Reverend

(in Britain) a title of respect for an Anglican or Roman Catholic bishop
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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