unpleasant terms for the techniques and traditions regarding the Roman Catholic Church
- The faith of Roman Catholic Church comprehending doctrines and methods typically used in an opprobrious good sense
- The religion regarding the Roman Catholic Church, comprehending doctrines and practices; -- usually utilized in an opprobrious good sense.
The faith associated with the Roman Catholic Church, comprehending doctrines aud techniques.
1530s, a hostile coinage of Reformation, from pope + -ery.
Janeway of New Brunswick published his Antidote to the Poison of Popery in the Writings and Conduct of Professors Nevin and Schaff.