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Definition of "papistry" [pa•pist•ry]

  • The Roman Catholic faith. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "papistry" in a sentence
  • "Now, my lord, as a true Scottish man, and educated at the Mareschal – College of Aberdeen, I was bound to uphold the mass to be an act of blinded papistry and utter idolatry, whilk I was altogether unwilling to homologate by my presence."
  • "“Tillyvally for your papistry!” was answered from without;"
  • "More shame that government send dragoons out after-a few honest fellows that bring the old women of England a drop of brandy, and let these ragamuffins smuggle in as much papistry and — Hark! — was that a whistle?"