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  • 1Ruling elder — Elder Eld er, n. [AS. ealdor an elder, prince, fr. eald old. See {Old}, and cf. {Elder}, a., {Alderman}.] 1. One who is older; a superior in age; a senior. 1 Tim. v. 1. [1913 Webster] 2. An aged person; one who lived at an earlier period; a… …

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  • 2ruling elder — an elder in a Presbyterian church. [1585 95] * * * …

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  • 3ruling elder — noun : elder III 4b …

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  • 4Elder — Eld er, n. [AS. ealdor an elder, prince, fr. eald old. See {Old}, and cf. {Elder}, a., {Alderman}.] 1. One who is older; a superior in age; a senior. 1 Tim. v. 1. [1913 Webster] 2. An aged person; one who lived at an earlier period; a predecessor …

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  • 5elder — Synonyms and related words: Aaronic priesthood, Bible clerk, Bible reader, Establishment, Father Time, Melchizedek priesthood, Methuselah, Nestor, Old Paar, Seventy, VIP, acolyte, age, alderman, almoner, anagnost, ancestors, antecedent,… …

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  • 6elder — I. a. 1. Older, senior, earlier born. 2. Senior, ranking, previously appointed or commissioned. 3. Earlier, more ancient, ancient, olden. II. n. 1. Senior, superior in age. 2. Old man, aged man, venerable man. 3 …

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  • 7ELDER — (Heb. זָקֵן, zaken). In Israel, as among all other ancient peoples, the elder is not only a person of advanced age, but also a man of distinct social grade (cf. šībum in Akkadian, senator in Latin, geron in Greek, and sheikh in Arabic). The… …

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  • 8elder — elder1 [el′dər] adj. [ME < OE (Mercian) eldra, ældra, compar. < base of ald, eald, OLD] 1. born or brought forth earlier than another or others; exceeding another in age; senior; older 2. Obs. of longer standing or superior rank, position,… …

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  • 9Elder (Christianity) — An elder (in Greek, πρεσβυτερος [ presbyteros ] ; see Presbyter) in Christianity is a person valued for his wisdom who accordingly holds a particular position of responsibility in a Christian group. However, elders exist throughout world cultures …

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  • 10elder — elder1 /el deuhr/, adj. a compar. of old with eldest as superl. 1. of greater age; older. 2. of higher rank; senior: an elder officer. 3. of or pertaining to former times; earlier: Much that was forbidden by elder custom is accepted today. n. 4.… …

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  • 11Ruling Queens of Númenor — In J. R. R. Tolkien s Middle earth legendarium, the Ruling Queens of Númenor were Dúnedain women who ruled the kingdom of Númenor. Out of Númenor s twenty five rulers, only three were female. Although the females in Tolkien s writings generally… …

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  • 12elder, ruling —  Старейшина управляющий …

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  • 13Presiding elder — Elder Eld er, n. [AS. ealdor an elder, prince, fr. eald old. See {Old}, and cf. {Elder}, a., {Alderman}.] 1. One who is older; a superior in age; a senior. 1 Tim. v. 1. [1913 Webster] 2. An aged person; one who lived at an earlier period; a… …

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  • 14The Elder Scrolls — series logo Genres First person, action role playing, sandbox …

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  • 15William Henry Elder — (1819 1904) was a U.S. archbishop. He served as the Roman Catholic Bishop of Natchez from 1857 to 1880 and the Roman Catholic Bishop of Cincinnati between 1883 and 1904.BiographyEarly lifeWilliam Henry Elder was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on… …

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  • 16Wild elder — Wild Wild, a. [Compar. {Wilder}; superl. {Wildest}.] [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of… …

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  • 17Presbyterian polity — is a method of church governance typified by the rule of assemblies of presbyters, or elders. Each local church is governed by a body of elected elders usually called the session or consistory, though other terms, such as church board, may… …

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  • 18Church of God by Faith — For other uses, see Church of God (disambiguation). The Church of God by Faith is a Christian denomination in the United States. Contents 1 History 2 Beliefs 3 Organization 4 Membership …

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  • 19Races of Underworld universe — Underworld and , depict two races living among the human race in secret, Vampires and Lycans, a type of werewolf. Human Origins The origins of the Vampire and Lycan races start approximately 1500 years before the films are set. The origin is… …

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  • 20Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America — For other uses, see Reformed Presbyterian Church. Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America The Blue Banner logo of the RPCNA Classification Protestant Theology Reformed Evangelical Governance …

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