(used with a singular verb) the rite or sacrament of ordination.
(used with a singular verb) the rank or status of an ordained Christian minister.
(used with a plural verb) the major degrees or grades of the Christian ministry.
the sacrament or rite whereby a person is admitted to the Christian ministry
the grades of the Christian ministry
the rank or status of an ordained Christian minister
noun, Disparaging and Offensive. 1. a contemptuous term used to refer to a member of a Pentecostal sect. noun 1. (derogatory) a member of a sect that expresses religious fervour in an ecstatic or frenzied way
- Holy place
noun 1. the outer chamber of a Jewish sanctuary 2. a place of pilgrimage one of the two portions into which the tabernacle was divided (Ex. 26:31; 37:17-25; Heb. 9:2). It was 20 cubits long and 10 in height and breadth. It was illuminated by the golden candlestick, as it had no opening to admit […]
noun 1. a Germanic empire located chiefly in central Europe that began with the coronation of Charlemagne as Roman emperor in a.d. 800 (or, according to some historians, with the coronation of Otto the Great, king of Germany, in a.d. 962) and ended with the renunciation of the Roman imperial title by Francis II in […]
/ˈhɒlɪˌruːd; ˈhəʊlɪˌruːd/ noun 1. the Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh, located beside Holyroodhouse 2. (informal) the Scottish Government