• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Prelateity Prelacy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n prelateity Prelacy; the theory or system of ecclesiastical government by prelates.
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In literature:

The two first prelates imposed on Rome, Clement II.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7)" by John Addington Symonds
Cardinals, Roman nobles, soldiers, prelates, priests and citizens crowded into the little chapel.
"The City and the World and Other Stories" by Francis Clement Kelley
In one respect, connected also with the same unfortunate prelate, I might instance our own family.
"The Lancashire Witches" by William Harrison Ainsworth
May God free His church from such prelates.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XVII, 1609-1616" by Various
When I was in France, I am certain that the number of vicious prelates was not great.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. III. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
For how many unlearned prelates have we now at this day?
"English Satires" by Various
Then by virtue of such presentation, the prelate shall make the appointment in the form above directed.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXI, 1624" by Various
This prelate had been educated abroad, and had seen the world to advantage.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VII. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
Clement, surrounded by a troop of prelates, was seated to receive him on a platform raised before the church of San Petronio in the great piazza.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
The strongest English prelate, Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury, was at Rome in disgrace.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout

In poetry:

As for the Bishop of Bath and Wells
No more of him the story tells;
Doubtless he lived as a Prelate and Prince,
And died and was buried a century since.
"Fidele's Grassy Tomb" by Sir Henry Newbolt
To break his strength, yet always to be brave;
To preach, and act, the Crucified ...
Sweep by, O Prince and Prelate, up the nave,
And fill it with your pride!
"Three Men Of Truro" by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
More earnestly the prelate spake: Oh, heed no earthly loss!
He who will friends and home forsake,
Now let him kneel, and fearless take
The sign of the Holy Cross.
"The Harp Of Hoel" by William Lisle Bowles
GOD, with firm voice the prelate cried, God will the orphan bless;
Sustain the widow's heart, and guide
Through the hard world, obscure and wild,
The poor and fatherless.
"The Harp Of Hoel" by William Lisle Bowles
Blest Man! whose spotless Life and Charming Lays
Employ'd the Tuneful Prelate in thy Praise:
Blest Man! who now shall be for ever known
In Sprat's successful Labours and thy own.
"An Account Of The Greatest English Poets " by Joseph Addison
Three shades at this moment seem walking her strand,
Each with head halo-crowned, and with palms in his hand,--
Wise Berkeley, grave Hopkins, and, smiling serene
On prelate and puritan, Channing is seen.
"The Quaker Alumni" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

The buzz around Ratzinger began long before the conclave , said Cardinal Rosalio Jose Castillo Lara, a nonvoting prelate from Venezuela.
But these days the Indian prelates have reason to reconsider their generosity.
San Francisco prelate airs drunken driving.
Nuns hopeful on US prelate 's role in Vatican probe.
Louis Prelate Aims to Bring Flock in Line.
New Orleans prelate shares 'challenges of exile' with fellow evacuees.
Prelate as chief doctrinal watchdog.
Prelate 's Future Is a Topic.
Disaffected laity and clergy call for liberalizing, but country's prelates hold firm on Church teachings.
In the three months since Bishop Robert W Finn became the first American prelate convicted for failing to report a pedophile priest, lay people and victims' advocates have repeatedly called for his resignation.
PARIS (Reuters)- France's top Catholic prelate criticized the Socialist government on Thursday for forging ahead with plans to legalize same-sex marriage when the country faced more urgent economic concerns.
V Gene Robinson was consecrated the next bishop of New Hampshire and the first openly gay prelate in the Episcopal Church U.S.A.
Pope Benedict on Sunday told six prelates newly elevated to the rank of cardinal that all Catholic leaders should shun the "worldly logic of power" and stick to spreading the gospel.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday (Oct 18) appointed a high-ranking Vatican prelate as archbishop of Indianapolis after he played a key role in trying to bridge the gap between Rome and US nuns .
Rufus Kyles recently celebrated the 23rd pastoral annversary at Evangelist Temple Church of God in Christ, 11603 Martin Luther King Blvd Bishop Kyles is prelate of Texas Southeast No.

In science:

This fact, in particular, proves that approximation counting problems, in the case of prelation, cannot give rise to an “approximation hierarchy” of relations (as, for instance, in the case of combinatorial optimization problems, as discussed in Section 6.1.2).
Random Generation and Approximate Counting of Combinatorial Structures
As we have stated at the beginning of Chapter 3, for the sake of brevity and clarity in the definitions and proofs, we have restricted our attention to combinatorial structures instead of prelations.
Random Generation and Approximate Counting of Combinatorial Structures
Now we consider the closure with respect to the complement of some of the classes of prelations.
Random Generation and Approximate Counting of Combinatorial Structures
With regard to this approach, it remains as an open problem to investigate other classes of prelations admitting efficient ranking.
Random Generation and Approximate Counting of Combinatorial Structures