What does archdeacon mean?

archdeacon meaning in General Dictionary

In England an ecclesiastical dignitary after that in ranking below a bishop who he assists and also by who he is appointed though with independent authority

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  • (Anglican chapel) an ecclesiastical dignitary generally ranking just below a bishop
  • In England, an ecclesiastical dignitary, after that in rank below a bishop, who he helps, and also by whom he is appointed, though with separate expert.

archdeacon meaning in Urban Dictionary

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archdeacon meaning in Law Dictionary

dignitary associated with the Anglican chapel who has ecclesiastical jurisdiction immediately subordinate to that of the bishop, either through the entire entire of his diocese or iu some certain section of it.


archdeacon meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English arcediacon, from Church Latin archidiaconus, from Ecclesiastical Greek arkhidiakonon "primary deacon;" see arch- + deacon.


archdeacon meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) In England, an ecclesiastical dignitary, after that in ranking below a bishop, who he assists, and by who he's appointed, though with independent expert.


Sentence Examples with the word archdeacon

The idea, however, did not spread until, in 1261, Jacob Pantaleon, archdeacon of Liege, ascended the papal throne as Urban IV.

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