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Meaning of ACEPHALI

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*ceph"a*li\, n. pl. [LL., pl. of acephalus. See
{Acephal}.]
1. A fabulous people reported by ancient writers to have
   heads.

2. (Eccl. Hist.)
   (a) A Christian sect without a leader.
   (b) Bishops and certain clergymen not under regular
       diocesan control.

3. A class of levelers in the time of K. Henry I.

 

 

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