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'Papist'

Definition of 'papist'
From: WordNet
adjective
Of or relating to or supporting Romanism; "the Roman Catholic Church" [syn: Roman, R.C., Romanist, romish, Roman Catholic, popish, papist, papistic, papistical]
noun
An offensive term for Roman Catholics; originally, a Roman Catholic who was a strong advocate of the papacy
Definition of 'Papist'
From: GCIDE
Papist \Pa"pist\, n. [F. papiste. See Pape, Pope.] A Roman Catholic; one who adheres to the Church of Rome and the authority of the pope; -- an offensive designation applied to Roman Catholics by their opponents. [1913 Webster] Papistic
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