Origin of papist
Examples from the Web for papist
Hubert was a French papist, of six-and-twenty years of age, the son of a watchmaker at Rouen, in Normandy.Curiosities of Civilization|Andrew Wynter
"Better that than be a Papist, anyhow," sulked out Lucretia.
Have a care, monsieur, have a care, lest we think you papist!Count Hannibal|Stanley J. Weyman
Within twenty-five miles of the capital there was not a Papist in arms.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The Protestants gained but little by the change, for the Mohammedan was about as tolerant as the papist.The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power|John S. C. Abbott
noun, adjective (often capital)
Word Origin for papist
1530s, "adherent of the pope," from Middle French papiste, from papa "pope," from Church Latin papa (see pope).