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Correct spelling:
priesthood
Definition:
The collective body of priests; the office or character of a priest.

Synonyms:

noun
clergy
cardinalate, holy orders, ministry, pastorate, prelacy, presbytery, rabbinate, Canonicate, Canonry, Deaconry, Diaconate, Prelacies, ecclesiastics, rabbinates, pastorates, churchperson, churchpersons, the cloth, the desk, the pulpit.
group
priesthood.
Examples of usage:
  1. His name was Bassi, and like myself he had given up the priesthood. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. The defects ascribed to the priesthood apply to these, if at all, only in a very minor degree. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  3. It was he, I suppose, who first gave to religious thought that metaphor which has survived temple and sacrifice and priesthood, and will survive even earth itself; for 'I am the Good Shepherd' is as true to- day as when first spoken by Jesus, and 'the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall lead them, ' and be their Shepherd when the flock is carried to the upper pastures and the springs that never fail. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  4. He had no part in Audrey's and in Wyndham's world,- the world which cared nothing for the principles he represented, those two great ideals which he served in his spirit and his body- the unity of the Church and the celibacy of the priesthood. – Audrey Craven by May Sinclair
  5. The ghetzuls are like our deacons, aspirants for the priesthood, and from their body the chief backshaus select the ghelungs, always having regard to the wealth of the candidates rather than to their good character or capacity. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell

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