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prelacy

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noun prel·a·cy \ˈpre-lə-sē\

Definition of prelacy

plural

prelacies

  1. 1 :  the office or dignity of a prelate

  2. 2 :  episcopal church government



14th Century

First Known Use of prelacy

14th century


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