Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "papistical":

  1. The King assured them that he wished neither for a Papistical nor for an English prelacy; he wished only that the best clergy should take cognizance of the affairs of the Church in the council of the nation. - "A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)", Leopold von Ranke.
  2. " Papistical baptism is worse than none," the Major said, impressively. - "Erema My Father's Sin", R. D. Blackmore.
  3. For the mass, slow moving but apparently irresistible, of Spanish and papistical absolutism was gradually closing over Christendom. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.