papistry

noun
pa·​pist·​ry | \ ˈpā-pə-strē How to pronounce papistry (audio) \

Definition of papistry

usually disparaging
: the Roman Catholic religion

First Known Use of papistry

1535, in the meaning defined above

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“Papistry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/papistry. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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