Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for papish
But stop—I'll settle it in a word's speaking: here you—you old Papish, where are you?
He objected to being referred to by Mrs. Macfarlane as a “Papish” and a “Rebel.”Humours of Irish Life
In any case, their approach was heralded by the firing over "Papish" houses, as the processionists came towards Dolly's Brae.The Life Story of an Old Rebel
I daresay that body's the vera deevil himsell in the shape o' the auld Papish beggar!The Shepherd's Calendar
Give me a Papish that breaks the law, let him be priest or layman, and I'm the boy that will take a grip of him if I can get him.