Holy Father

Holy Father
noun Date: 15th century pope 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Holy Father — Holy Ho ly, a. [Compar. {Holier}; superl. {Holiest}.] [OE. holi, hali, AS. h[=a]lig, fr. h[ae]l health, salvation, happiness, fr. h[=a]l whole, well; akin to OS. h?lag, D. & G. heilig, OHG. heilac, Dan. hellig, Sw. helig, Icel. heilagr. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holy Father — may refer to:*God the Father *The Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church *The Pope of the Roman Catholic Church …   Wikipedia

  • Holy Father — n [singular] used when speaking to or about the Pope …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Holy Father — noun used as a way of talking to or about the Pope …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Holy Father — ► NOUN ▪ the Pope …   English terms dictionary

  • Holy Father — n. a title of the pope …   English World dictionary

  • Holy Father — Synonyms and related words: God the Father, Grand Penitentiary, Our Father, abuna, antipope, archbishop, archdeacon, archpriest, bishop, bishop coadjutor, canon, cardinal, cardinal bishop, cardinal deacon, cardinal priest, chaplain, coadjutor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Holy Father — noun the head of the Roman Catholic Church (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑pope, ↑Catholic Pope, ↑Roman Catholic Pope, ↑pontiff, ↑Vicar of Christ, ↑Bishop of Rome • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Holy Father — N PROPER: the N In the Catholic Church, the Holy Father is the Pope …   English dictionary

  • Holy Father — noun a) The God in various Christian religions. b) The title of the Pope of the Catholic Church. Syn: Creator, God, Heavenly Father, Jehovah, Lo …   Wiktionary

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