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Lord Spiritual

noun, plural Lords Spiritual.
1.
a bishop or archbishop belonging to the House of Lords.
Compare Lord Temporal.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for lords spiritual

Lords Spiritual

plural noun
1.
the two Anglican archbishops and 24 most senior bishops of England and Wales who sit as members of the House of Lords
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