Words nearby prelacy
How to use prelacy in a sentence
In ancient Anahuac the prelacy was as systematic and its rules as well defined, as in the Church of Rome.The Myths of the New World|Daniel G. Brinton
Prelacy and Popery are both corrupt systems, though not equally.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
Prel′atism, Prel′ature, prelacy: the time during which a prelate exercises authority; Prel′atist, an upholder of prelacy.
The very Highlanders whom he now summoned to extirpate Prelacy he had a few years before summoned to defend it.
They were, with few exceptions, hostile to Prelacy; and they showed their hostility in a way very little to their honour.
British Dictionary definitions for prelacy
- the office or status of a prelate
- prelates collectively