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    Definition:
    Pope - (n.) Any ecclesiastic, esp. a bishop.
    Pope - (n.) The bishop of Rome, the head of the Roman Catholic Church. See Note under Cardinal.
    Pope - (n.) A parish priest, or a chaplain, of the Greek Church.
    Pope - (n.) A fish; the ruff.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Antipope - (n.) One who is elected, or claims to be, pope in opposition to the pope canonically chosen; esp. applied to those popes who resided at Avignon during the Great Schism.
    Apopemptic - (a.) Sung or addressed to one departing; valedictory; as, apoplectic songs or hymns.
    Dispope - (v. t.) To refuse to consider as pope; to depose from the popedom.
    Epopee - (n.) Alt. of Epopoeia
    Popedom - (n.) The place, office, or dignity of the pope; papal dignity.
    Popedom - (n.) The jurisdiction of the pope.
    Popeling - (n.) A petty or deputy pope.
    Popeling - (n.) An adherent of the pope.
    Popelote - (n.) A word variously explained as "a little puppet," "a little doll," or "a young butterfly." Cf. Popet.
    Popery - (n.) The religion of the Roman Catholic Church, comprehending doctrines and practices; -- generally used in an opprobrious sense.
    Popet - (n.) A puppet.
    Protopope - (n.) One of the clergy of first rank in the lower order of secular clergy; an archpriest; -- called also protopapas.
    Unpope - (v. t.) To divest of the character, office, or authority of a pope.
    Unpope - (v. t.) To deprive of a pope.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Pope - n. (also pope) head of the roman catholic church (the pope; we have a new pope). [greek papas patriarch]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Antipope - n. Pope set up in opposition to one chosen by canon law.
    Popery - n. Derog. Papal system; roman catholicism.

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