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Definition of Presbyterian

Prerogative
Prerogative
  PRESBYTERIAN   noun
One who holds the conviction that the government authorities of the Church should be called presbyters.
 

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

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Regular definition:
PRESBYTERIAN:
?prezb??t??r??n adj. & n. --adj. (of a church) governed by elders all of equal rank, esp. with reference to the national Church of Scotland. --n. 1 a member of a Presbyterian Church. 2 an adherent of the Presbyterian system. °°Presbyterianism n. [eccl.L presbyterium (as PRESBYTERY)]


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