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Meaning of PRIESTHOOD

Pronunciation:  'preesthûd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the body of ordained religious practitioners
 

PRIESTHOOD is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: clergy, community, ministry, profession, rabbinate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Priest"hood\, n.
1. The office or character of a priest; the priestly
   function. --Bk. of Com. Prayer.

2. Priests, taken collectively; the order of men set apart
   for sacred offices; the order of priests.

 

 

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