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Definition of "vicars" []

  • Plural form of vicar. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vicars" in a sentence
  • "Since their institution the vicars of Syria have held the title vicars Apostolic of the Holy"
  • "In consequence, from the twelfth century onwards, we find new diocesan assistants of the bishop, later called vicars-general, or officials, removable at the will of the ordinary."
  • "The first requirement of the pope's policy was to clear away from the neighbourhood of Rome all those petty lords whom most people call vicars of the Church, but whom Alexander called the shackles of the papacy."