- Sacred college
noun 1. the collective body of the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church
noun 1. an individual, organization, institution, etc., considered to be exempt from criticism or questioning. noun 1. (informal) a person, institution, custom, etc, unreasonably held to be beyond criticism sacred cow definition Figuratively, anything that is beyond criticism: “That housing project is a real sacred cow: the city council won’t hear of abandoning it.” In […]
noun, Roman Catholic Church. 1. the physical heart of Jesus, to which special devotion is offered as a symbol of His love and redemptive sacrifice. Sacred Heart noun (RC Church) 1. the heart of Jesus Christ, a symbol of His love and sacrifice 2. a representation of this, usually bleeding, as an aid to devotion
noun 1. an African ibis, Threskiornis aethiopica, having a black, naked head and neck and white and black plumage, venerated by the ancient Egyptians.