holy orders

Definition of holy orders

  1. :  the position of a Christian priest, bishop, etc. He took holy orders to enter the ministry of the church.

Word by Word Definitions

holyplay
  1. :  exalted or worthy of complete devotion as one perfect in goodness and righteousness

    :  divine

    :  devoted entirely to the deity or the work of the deity

orderplay orders
  1. :  to put in order :  arrange

    :  to give an order to :  command

    :  destine, ordain

  1. :  a group of people united in a formal way: such as

    :  a fraternal society

    :  a community under a religious rule


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