a Roman Catholic.
She confessed the fact, and declared she had been employed to do it by one Stubbs, a papist, who had promised her five pounds.
An Historical Narrative of the Great and Terrible Fire of London, Sept. 2nd 1666 Gideon Harvey
I’d have had her ducked long since but for that other papist, Sir Philip Tempest.
Curious, if True Elizabeth Gaskell
You that are for war, cannot you go abroad, and fight the papist Spaniards?
The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851 Various
“That is what comes of marrying a papist, Carson,” said my father.
Allan’s Wife H. Rider Haggard
No man, not even a papist, dare preach in public such a dogma as blind obedience in anything, or to any man.
Auricular Confession and Popish Nunneries William Hogan
There were undoubtedly plots, but nothing in the least papist.
Terribly Intimate Portraits Nol Coward
He told me to my face that a papist was better than a Puritan.
It Might Have Been Emily Sarah Holt
She has a husband,216 which is her second one, and he I believe is a papist.
Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680 Jasper Danckaerts
And others say that he is a papist altogether, and has a priest in his house sometimes.
By What Authority? Robert Hugh Benson
The papist clergy say that the poverty of the country is due to English rule.
Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
noun, adjective (often capital)
generally (derogatory) another term for Roman Catholic
1530s, “adherent of the pope,” from Middle French papiste, from papa “pope,” from Church Latin papa (see pope).
of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church. Historical Examples Exception was taken to them in Parkers time as too papistical, and he got the heralds to change them. Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Yet do not be afraid of my re-reading it to you from the mystic, nonsensical, and papistical side. Mornings in Florence […]
(of two vectors) pointing in opposite directions. adjective (physics) parallel but pointing in the opposite direction (maths) (of vectors) parallel but having opposite directions
of, relating to, or characteristic of . (of diseases) due to . Phonetics, (def 2). Contemporary Examples They are typically invasive, highly adaptive, parasitic and adept at mimicking more benign plants. The Best of Brit Lit Peter Stothard December 16, 2010 Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art. Welcome to […]
(usually initial capital letter) the legislature of Great Britain, historically the assembly of the three estates, now composed of Lords Spiritual and Lords Temporal, forming together the House of Lords, and representatives of the counties, cities, boroughs, and universities, forming the House of Commons. (usually initial capital letter) the legislature of certain British colonies and […]