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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Priesthood  \Priest"hood\,  n. 
  1.  The  office  or  character  of  a  priest;  the  priestly 
  function.  --Bk.  of  Com.  Prayer. 
  2.  Priests,  taken  collectively;  the  order  of  men  set  apart 
  for  sacred  offices;  the  order  of  priests. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  body  of  ordained  religious  practitioners 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
  priesthood  n.  obs.  [TMRC]  The  select  group  of  system  managers 
  responsible  for  the  operation  and  maintenance  of  a  batch  operated  computer 
  system.  On  these  computers,  a  user  never  had  direct  access  to  a  computer, 
  but  had  to  submit  his/her  data  and  programs  to  a  priest  for  execution. 
  Results  were  returned  days  or  even  weeks  later  See  {acolyte}. 

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