prelatize

Prelatize

Prel"a*tize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prelatized; p. pr. & vb. n. Prelatizing.] To bring under the influence of prelacy. --Palfrey.
Webster's Revised

Prelatize

Prel"a*tize\, v. i. To uphold or encourage prelacy; to exercise prelatical functions.

An episcopacy that began then to prelatize. --Milton.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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