popish

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pope +‎ -ish

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popish

  1. (derogatory) of or pertaining to Roman Catholicism
    • Bishop Joseph Hall
      I do, therefore, much blame the petulcity of whatsoever author, that should dare to impute a Popish affection to him []
  2. (derogatory) acting like, or holding beliefs similar to, the pope.

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