AskDefine | Define priestly

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priestly adj
1 associated with the priesthood or priests; "priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments"; "hieratic gestures" [syn: hieratic, hieratical, sacerdotal]
2 befitting or characteristic of a priest or the priesthood; "priestly dedication to the people of his parish" [syn: priestlike] [ant: unpriestly] [also: priestliest, priestlier]

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  1. of or relating to priests; order of the priests; high religious position

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