Result from Foreign Dictionaries (3 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Priesthood \Priest"hood\, n.
1. The office or character of a priest; the priestly
function. --Bk. of Com. Prayer.
2. Priests, taken collectively; the order of men set apart
for sacred offices; the order of priests.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
n 1: the body of ordained religious practitioners
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) [jargon]:
[TMRC; obs.] The select group of system managers responsible for the
operation and maintenance of a batch computer system. On these computers, a
user never had direct access to a computer, but had to submit his/her data
and programs to a priest for execution. Results were returned days or even
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