papistry

papistry

[pey-puh-stree]
noun Usually Disparaging.
the Roman Catholic Church.

Origin:
1540–50; papist + -ry

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papist (ˈpeɪpɪst)
 
n, —adj
derogatory usually another term for Roman Catholic
 
[C16: from French papiste, from Church Latin pāpapope1]
 
pa'pistical
 
adj
 
pa'pistic
 
adj
 
'papistry
 
n

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