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a form of church government in which power is vested in archbishops.


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  • Archiepiscopal

    of or relating to an or to the office of an . Historical Examples In the thirteenth century this quiet town of Roskilde was the capital, and the archiepiscopal see of Denmark. Denmark M. Pearson Thomson There is said to be a place so called in the archiepiscopal palace at Lambeth. English and Scottish Ballads, […]

  • Archiepiscopal cross

    . Historical Examples Having celebrated mass, he proceeded to the court dressed in his robes, and holding in his right hand the archiepiscopal cross. Cassell’s History of England, Vol. I (of 9) Anonymous The archiepiscopal cross must not be confused with the crozier or pastoral staff. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7 Various

  • Archiepiscopate

    the tenure of office of an archbishop. the jurisdiction of an archbishop. Historical Examples That of Utrecht was within the archiepiscopate of Cologne; the other three were within that of Rheims. The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66 John Lothrop Motley And so it remained until Roger de Pont l’Evque succeeded to […]

  • Archil

    . Historical Examples It is sufficient here to point out how white silks are passed through the archil bath. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure The manufacture of archil was for centuries carried on in wooden troughs. The Practical Ostrich Feather Dyer Alexander Paul archil is perhaps too much used in some […]

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