n (-es/-u) archbishopric

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • archbishopric — (n.) O.E. arcebiscoprice, from ARCHBISHOP (Cf. archbishop) + rice realm, dominion, province (see REGAL (Cf. regal)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • archbishopric — [ärch′bish′əprik] n. [ME archebishopriche < OE arcebiscoprice < arcebisceop (see ARCHBISHOP) + rice, jurisdiction < PGmc * rikja (> Ger reich, realm): for IE base see REGAL] 1. the office, rank, duties, or term of an archbishop 2. the …   English World dictionary

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