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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Priestly  \Priest"ly\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  priest  or  the  priesthood;  sacerdotal; 
  befitting  or  becoming  a  priest;  as  the  priestly  office;  a 
  priestly  farewell.  --Shak. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  associated  with  the  priesthood  or  priests;  "priestly  (or 
  sacerdotal)  vestments";  "hieratic  gestures"  [syn:  {hieratic}, 
  {hieratical},  {sacerdotal}] 
  2:  befitting  or  characteristic  of  a  priest  or  the  priesthood; 
  "priestly  dedication  to  the  people  of  his  parish"  [syn:  {priestlike}] 
  [ant:  {unpriestly}] 

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