- 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