What does the word sacerdotal mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Sacerdotalism.

  • Part of speech: adverb


Usage examples for sacerdotal

  1. The high- priest with his long beard and sacerdotal vestments, struck me as a fine venerable figure. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  2. What page, in all thy annals bright, Hast thou with purer joy survey'd Than that where truth, by Hoadly's aid, Shines through imposture's solemn shade, Through kingly and through sacerdotal night? – Poetical Works of Akenside by Mark Akenside
  3. It was not in this field that the activity of the Persian sacerdotal community in the Sasanian epoch was concentrated. – Iranian Influence on Moslem Literature, Part I by M. Inostranzev