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intercessor


intercessor


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intercessor  \In`ter*ces"sor\,  n.  [L.,  a  surety:  cf  F. 
  intercesseur.] 
  1.  One  who  goes  between,  or  intercedes;  a  mediator. 
  a  One  who  interposes  between  parties  at  variance,  with  a 
  view  to  reconcile  them 
  b  One  who  pleads  in  behalf  of  another.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  (Eccl.)  A  bishop,  who  during  a  vacancy  of  the  see 
  administers  the  bishopric  till  a  successor  is  installed.