Prelatist Prel"a*tist, n. One who supports of advocates prelacy, or the government of the church by prelates; hence, a high-churchman. --Hume. [1913 Webster]

I am an Episcopalian, but not a prelatist. --T. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • prelatist — prel·a·tist …   English syllables

  • prelatist — ˈpreləd.ə̇st noun ( s) Etymology: prelate + ist : one who supports or advocates prelacy; especially : high churchman usually used disparagingly …   Useful english dictionary

  • prelatism — prelatist, n. /prel euh tiz euhm/, n. prelacy; episcopacy. [1605 15; PRELATE + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • prelatism — /ˈprɛlətɪzəm/ (say preluhtizuhm) noun prelacy or episcopacy. –prelatist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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