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High Church

noun, (sometimes lowercase)
1.
(in the Anglican church) emphasizing the Catholic tradition, especially in adherence to sacraments, rituals, and obedience to church authority.
Compare Anglo-Catholic.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705
Related forms
High Churchman, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for high church-man

High Church

noun
1.
the party or movement within the Church of England stressing continuity with Catholic Christendom, the authority of bishops, and the importance of sacraments, rituals, and ceremonies Compare Broad Church, Low Church
adjective
2.
of or relating to this party or movement
Derived Forms
High-Churchman, noun
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