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Sacred College   /sˈeɪkrəd kˈɑlɪdʒ/   Listen
Sacred College

noun
1.
(Roman Catholic Church) the body of cardinals who advise the Pope and elect new Popes.  Synonym: College of Cardinals.






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... Further consideration ensued. "Vigil's off, I'm afraid," said Harringay. "Why not Mephistopheles? But that's a bit too common. 'A Friend of the Doge,'—not so seedy. The armour won't do, though. Too Camelot. How about a scarlet robe and call him 'One of the Sacred College'? Humour in that, and an ...
— The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents • H. G. (Herbert George) Wells



Words linked to "Sacred College" :   cardinal, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, body, Church of Rome, Roman Church, Roman Catholic



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