Definition of 'prelate'
Example sentences containing 'prelate'
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Dog Cicero examined the teacakes with the polite curiosity of an Italian prelate shown a pagan sacrifice and shook his head. THE ONLY GAME (2002)He's quite unable to resist the temptation to play the proud prelate and tell me I've been a failure as a dean. ABSOLUTE TRUTHS (2002)`His Eminence the Cardinal Archbishop"--he bowed nervously at the prelate `is well-known. A SHRINE OF MURDERS (2002)
Trends of 'prelate'
Used Occasionally. prelate is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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