church papist

noun

obsolete, disparaging
: a Roman Catholic who was a conformist to the Church of England in England in the 17th century

Word History

First Known Use

1588, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of church papist was in 1588

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“Church papist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/church%20papist. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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