noun, Eastern Church.
the governing council of an autocephalous church, composed of bishops and presided over by the patriarch or another prelate.
the governing body of any of the Orthodox Churches
- Holy terror
noun phrase A troublesome, energetic, and aggressive person: He’s a holy terror around the house (1887+) An exasperating individual, as in He was only five, but he was a holy terror, running wild through the house and throwing whatever he could lay his hands on. The adjective holy here is an intensifier. [ Late 1800s […]
noun 1. .
noun 1. . 2. the Thursday in Holy Week; Maundy Thursday. noun (RC Church) 1. another name for Maundy Thursday 2. a rare name for Ascension Day
[hoh-lee-tahyd] /ˈhoʊ liˌtaɪd/ noun 1. a time of religious observances.