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Patriarchal
Patriarchal Pa`tri*ar"chal, a. [Cf. F. patriarcal.] 1. Of or pertaining to a patriarch or to patriarchs; possessed by, or subject to, patriarchs; as, patriarchal authority or jurisdiction; a patriarchal see; a patriarchal church. 2. Characteristic of a patriarch; venerable. About whose patriarchal knee Late the little children clung. --Tennyson. 3. (Ethnol.) Having an organization of society and government in which the head of the family exercises authority over all its generations. Patriarchal cross (Her.), a cross, the shaft of which is intersected by two transverse beams, the upper one being the smaller. See Illust. (2) of Cross. Patriarchal dispensation, the divine dispensation under which the patriarchs lived before the law given by Moses.
Patriarchal cross
Patriarchal Pa`tri*ar"chal, a. [Cf. F. patriarcal.] 1. Of or pertaining to a patriarch or to patriarchs; possessed by, or subject to, patriarchs; as, patriarchal authority or jurisdiction; a patriarchal see; a patriarchal church. 2. Characteristic of a patriarch; venerable. About whose patriarchal knee Late the little children clung. --Tennyson. 3. (Ethnol.) Having an organization of society and government in which the head of the family exercises authority over all its generations. Patriarchal cross (Her.), a cross, the shaft of which is intersected by two transverse beams, the upper one being the smaller. See Illust. (2) of Cross. Patriarchal dispensation, the divine dispensation under which the patriarchs lived before the law given by Moses.
Patriarchal dispensation
Patriarchal Pa`tri*ar"chal, a. [Cf. F. patriarcal.] 1. Of or pertaining to a patriarch or to patriarchs; possessed by, or subject to, patriarchs; as, patriarchal authority or jurisdiction; a patriarchal see; a patriarchal church. 2. Characteristic of a patriarch; venerable. About whose patriarchal knee Late the little children clung. --Tennyson. 3. (Ethnol.) Having an organization of society and government in which the head of the family exercises authority over all its generations. Patriarchal cross (Her.), a cross, the shaft of which is intersected by two transverse beams, the upper one being the smaller. See Illust. (2) of Cross. Patriarchal dispensation, the divine dispensation under which the patriarchs lived before the law given by Moses.
Patriarchate
Patriarchate Pa`tri*ar"chate (p>amac/`tr[i^]*[aum]r"k[asl]t), n. [Cf. F. patriarcat.] 1. The office, dignity, or jurisdiction of a patriarch. --Jer. Taylor. 2. The residence of an ecclesiastic patriarch. 3. (Ethnol.) A patriarchal form of government or society. See Patriarchal, a., 3.
Patriarchdom
Patriarchdom Pa"tri*arch*dom, n. The office or jurisdiction of a patriarch; patriarchate. [R.]
Patriarchic
Patriarchic Pa`tri*ar"chic, a. [L. patriarchicus, Gr. ?.] Patriarchal.
Patriarchism
Patriarchism Pa"tri*arch*ism, n. Government by a patriarch, or the head of a family.
Patriarchship
Patriarchship Pa"tri*arch*ship, n. A patriarchate. --Ayliffe.
Patriarchy
Patriarchy Pa"tri*arch`y, n. [Gr. ?.] 1. The jurisdiction of a patriarch; patriarchship. --Brerewood. 2. Government by a patriarch; patriarchism.

Meaning of Patriarch from wikipedia

- and primate), the Hussite Church, and the Church of the East are termed patriarchs (and in certain cases also popes – such as the Pope of Rome or Pope of...
- The e****enical patriarch (Gr****: Οἰκουμενικός Πατριάρχης, romanized: Oikoumenikós Patriárchis; Turkish: Konstantinopolis ekümenik patriği) is the archbishop...
- Patriarch of Antioch is a traditional title held by the bishop of Antioch. As the traditional "overseer" (ἐπίσκοπος, episkopos, from which the word bishop...
- The Patriarch of Alexandria is the archbishop of Alexandria, Egypt. Historically, this office has included the designation "pope" (etymologically "Father"...
- bishop. He became Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus' and Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church on 1 February 2009. Prior to becoming Patriarch, Kirill was Archbishop...
- The patriarchs (Hebrew: אבות‎ Avot or Abot, singular Hebrew: אב‎ Ab) of the Bible, when narrowly defined, are Abraham, his son Isaac, and Isaac's son Jacob...
- Patriarch may refer to: Patriarch, a high-ranking bishop in certain Orthodox and Catholic churches Patriarch (Buddhism), a historic teacher who transferred...
- Patriarch of Jerusalem may refer to: Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, the representative of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Jerusalem Gr**** Orthodox...
- is the 270th and current archbishop of Constantinople and e****enical patriarch, since 2 November 1991. In accordance with his title, he is regarded as...
- The Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus' (Russian: Патриарх Московский и всея Руси, romanized: Patriarkh Moskovskij i vseja Rusi), also known as the Patriarch...
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