Father

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Father

  1. (Christianity) God, the father of Creation
  2. A title given to priests.
    Father Thomas was a good priest.
  3. One of the chief ecclesiastical authorities of the first centuries after Christ.
    the Latin, Greek, or apostolic Fathers
  4. One's father.
    I will only do what Father asks.
  5. (Wicca) One of the triune gods of the Horned God in Wicca, representing a man, younger than the elderly Sage and older than the boyish Master.
    • 2002, A. J. Drew, Wicca for Couples: Making Magick Together, page 89
      ...and our Lord as Master, Father, and Sage.
    • 2003, A. J. Drew, Patricia Telesco, God/Goddess: Exploring and Celebrating the Two Sides of Wiccan Deity, page 38
      In respect to our Lord (God), these are the less known Master, Father, and Sage.

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