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priestly

[ preest-lee ]
/ 藞prist li /
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adjective, priest路li路er, priest路li路est.
of or relating to a priest; sacerdotal: priestly vestments.
characteristic of or befitting a priest.
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Origin of priestly

before 1000; Middle English prestli,Old English pr膿ostlic.See priest, -ly

OTHER WORDS FROM priestly

priest路li路ness, nounnon路priest路ly, adjectivepseu路do路priest路ly, adjectiveun路priest路ly, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for priestly

priestly
/ (藞pri藧stl瑟) /

adjective -lier or -liest
of, relating to, characteristic of, or befitting a priest

Derived forms of priestly

priestliness, noun
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