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Definition of "priestcraft" [priest•craft]

  • The craft of performing the duties of a priest (noun)
  • Priestly policy directed towards worldly ends (noun)

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Use "priestcraft" in a sentence
  • "In Florence, too, the hell-on-earth created by priestcraft is coarsely and pungently denounced: young Vespucci capers happily around the pyre on the day that Savonarola is burned and the reign of clerical puritan terror brought to a close."
  • "Here, if any where, the cloven foot shows itself and teaches us that the only solid stratum underlying priestcraft is one composed of £ s."
  • "He’s engaged in priestcraft, using God to make money."