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  1. of or relating to an archdeacon or to the office of an archdeacon.
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Origin of archidiaconal

1645–55; < Late Latin archidiācon(us) archdeacon + -al1
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Examples from the Web for archidiaconal

Historical Examples

  • He's gone off in his yacht now to shoot seals, and cut the Arckey—Archey—Archidiaconal meeting.'

    The Pillars of the House, Vol. II (of 2)

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • He commenced the proceedings by enlarging on the abuses of the archidiaconal courts.

    Life of Thomas Becket

    Henry Hart Milman

  • Hilda turned upon her a face which appeared still to glow with the stimulus of the archidiaconal function.

    The Path of a Star

    Mrs. Everard Cotes (AKA Sara Jeannette Duncan)

British Dictionary definitions for archidiaconal


  1. of or relating to an archdeacon or his office
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