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Sacerdotal

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Sacerdótal. adj. [sacerdotalis, Latin.] Priestly; belonging to the priesthood.

They have several offices and prayers, especially for the dead, in which functions they use sacerdotal garments. Stillingfl.

He fell violently upon me, without respect to my sacerdotal orders. Dryden's Spanish Friar.

If ample powers, granted by the rulers of this world, add dignity to the persons intrusted with these powers, behold the importance and extent of the sacerdotal commission. Atterbury.

Sources: Atterbury, Francis (75) · Dryden, John (788) · Stillingfleet, Edward (38)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Sacerdotal." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 12, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=3348.


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