a confraternity having the right to associate itself with confraternities that are similar to it, and to impart to them its privileges and indulgences.
From this day, the archconfraternity developed wonderfully, and became an inexhaustible source of graces.
The Miraculous Medal Jean Marie Aladel
consistently holding extremely conservative views: publisher of the city’s archconservative newspaper. a person who holds extremely conservative views.
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a dam resisting the pressure of impounded water by an arch principle, especially a dam having in plan the form of a single arch abutted by natural rock formations. noun a dam that is curved in the horizontal plane and usually built of concrete, in which the horizontal thrust is taken by abutments in the […]
an ecclesiastic, ranking next below a bishop and having charge of the temporal and external administration of a diocese, with jurisdiction delegated from the bishop. Roman Catholic Church. a title of honor conferred only on a member of a cathedral chapter. Contemporary Examples Later, she was made an archdeacon after her work with the homeless […]
the jurisdiction, residence, or office of an . Historical Examples Mr. Veley collects a few particulars regarding them from the unregistered wills of the archdeaconry of Essex. Shakespeare’s Family Mrs. C. C. Stopes In 1889 Tunbridge deanery was created in the archdeaconry of Maidstone. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 7 Various The gallantry […]