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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An offensive term for Roman Catholics adj. - Of or relating to or supporting Romanism.

Usage examples (30)
  • Perhaps that could be called a papist bull, though hardly with impunity.
  • To be a "papist" or "hear Mass" -- which were construed as the same thing -- was punishable by death as high treason.
  • 34 The Ruine of Rome was punctuated with belligerent language of this sort, and Dent used "papist" and "Romish" as the worst of epithets.
  • Commons had married another papist -- Mary of Modena. for more
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