Scottish Episcopal Church. a bishop who is elected to represent the church body and to summon and preside at synods but who possesses no metropolitan power.
Other definitions for primus (2 of 3)
(in prescriptions) first.
Other definitions for Primus (3 of 3)
Pearl, 1919–1994, U.S. dancer, born in Trinidad.
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How to use primus in a sentence
He phoned Richard primus, a law professor at the University of Michigan, to see if primus agreed and would make the argument publicly.The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election | Molly Ball | February 4, 2021 | Time
As long as the United States was the economic primus inter pares, those arguments were hard to gainsay.
primus Truber, a Lutheran minister, who gave the first edition of the Vandalie scriptures, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
A sledging cook will often make a disagreeable faux pas by extinguishing the primus in the preparation of hoosh.
Upon the primus heater, alone, did we rely for cooking the meals on sledging journeys.
In the "Nansen Cooker," which we used, a maximum result is secured from the heat of the primus.
To light a primus in a draughty tent at a low temperature calls for some forbearance before one is a thorough master of the art.
British Dictionary definitions for primus (1 of 2)
Scottish Episcopal Church the presiding bishop in the Synod
British Dictionary definitions for Primus (2 of 2)
trademark a portable paraffin cooking stove, used esp by campers: Also called: Primus stove
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