• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Prelatically In a prelatical manner; with reference to prelates. "The last Georgic was a good prelude to the Æneis."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • prelatically As a prelate; with reference to prelacy.
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In literature:

A few Roman Catholic prelates, like Cardinal Moran, have advocated equal suffrage, but they are in the minority.
"A Short History of Women's Rights" by Eugene A. Hecker
William Briconnet, Bishop of Meaux, a prelate who had been Louis XII.
"A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume IV. of VI." by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
The Protestant layman has had the luck, not the large-minded prelates of the old religion.
"In the Name of the Bodleian and Other Essays" by Augustine Birrell
Bourgeois not being prelates or dignitaries of state shall not have tapers of wax.
"Illustrated History of Furniture" by Frederick Litchfield
Before him he saw marching a procession of prelates.
"Against The Grain" by Joris-Karl Huysmans
BEAUVAIS, a French prelate, born at Cherbourg, Bishop of Senez, celebrated as a pulpit orator (1731-1790).
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
His prelates have stirred up strife, his nobles have betrayed him.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 1"
The Archbishop of Canterbury usually gave 40l., the Archbishop of York 30l., and the other prelates from 10l.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 583" by Various
Both hands are wrapped up in ornamented gloves, which were an essential part of the prelatic dress.
"Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. I. (of 2)" by Dawson Turner
The series of its prelates is interrupted from the year 670 to 853, and again from 876 to 990.
"Account of a Tour in Normandy, Vol. II. (of 2)" by Dawson Turner

In poetry:

I am no callow Christian,
No pus-paunched prelate, I,
I hope not for salvation,
Nor fear the day, I'll die
"Mercenary's Song (AD 1600)" by General George S Patton Jnr
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
A reverend prelate stopp'd his couch-and-six
To laugh a little at our Andrew's tricks:
But when he heard him give this golden rule,
Drive on (he cried) this fellow is no fool.
"Merry Andrew" by Matthew Prior
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
They ceased; when lifting high his hand, The white-robed prelate cried:
Arise, arise, at Christ's command,
To fight for his name in the Holy Land,
Where a Saviour lived and died!
"The Harp Of Hoel" by William Lisle Bowles
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