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Definition of "prelatical" []

  • Pertaining to a prelate; prelatial. (adjective)
  • Adhering to prelates; episcopal. (adjective)

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Use "prelatical" in a sentence
  • "Subordination prelatical, which is of one or more parishes to the prelate and his cathedral, is denied; all particular churches being collateral, and of the same authority."
  • "You remember that roughly it was this: that any corporate reunion can only come in the acceptance of the historical Episcopate; but that the conception and use of Episcopacy in the Church has been a limited one: there are many ways of regarding and using bishops besides the monarchical or "prelatical" way exemplified by the Church of England."
  • "Covenanters or "wild Whigs" of the Western shires had formally renounced their allegiance to a "prelatical" king."