Examples of priesthood in a Sentence
an ancient civilization that was ruled by a priesthood
What is the influence of the priesthood in today's society?
Recent Examples of priesthood from the Web
And what if the Roman Catholic Church were to do away with the all-male, celibate priesthood?
These were, after all, the basis of the electrode caps worn by the cult priesthood.
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First Known Use of priesthood
before 12th century
PRIESTHOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of priesthood for English Language Learners
the priesthood : the job of being a priest
: a group of priests in a particular religion
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