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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

- Church of the East are termed patriarchs (and in certain cases also popes). The word is derived from Gr**** πατριάρχης (patriarchēs), meaning "chief or father...
- The E****enical Patriarch (Gr****: Η Αυτού Θειοτάτη Παναγιότης, ο Αρχιεπίσκοπος Κωνσταντινουπόλεως, Νέας Ρώμης και Οικουμενικός Πατριάρχης, "His Most Divine...
- The patriarchs (Hebrew: אבות‎ Avot or Abot, singular Hebrew: אב‎ Ab or Aramaic: אבא Abba) of the Bible, when narrowly defined, are Abraham, his son Isaac...
- 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...
- Patriarch of Antioch is a traditional title held by the Bishop of Antioch. As the traditional "overseer" (ἐπίσκοπος, episkopos, from which the word bishop...
- "Patriarch of the West" (Patriarcha Occidentis). The following patriarchs in the Latin Church are titular – that is, they have the title of patriarch for...
- Abraham (né Abram) is the common patriarch of Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and other religions. In Judaism, he is the founding father of the covenant...
- Patriarch of Jerusalem may refer to: Gr**** Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, the primate of the Eastern Orthodox Church in Jerusalem Armenian Patriarch...
- Patriarch Alexy II (or Alexius II, Russian: Патриарх Алексий II; secular name Aleksei Mikhailovich Ridiger Russian: Алексе́й Миха́йлович Ри́дигер; 23...
- of Sorrows, Baghdad, Iraq, since 1950, it is headed by the Catholicos-Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako. It comprises 628,405 (2017) ethnic ****yrians living...
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