noun, plural vic·ars-gen·er·al.
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Then follow fourteen regulations to carry out these views, the whole signed by the Vicar-General.John Ronge: The Holy Coat Of Treves|John Ronge
The vicar-general brought his accusations on the ground of general rumour, and failed to maintain them.History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Vol. II.|James Anthony Froude
The Vicar-General counted them, and he could not think of a single one missing.
The vicar-general had prepared it, but its completion was reserved for a humbler instrument.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century (Volume 1)|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
It was the face of a priest he had known, who had been in the same diocese, somewhat under the Vicar-General's authority.