Wand, caduceus, rod, divining-rod, the lamp of Aladdin.

  • Sorcerer (Substantives), magician, conjurer, necromancer, thaumaturgist, occultist, adept, Mahatma, seer, wizard, witch, warlock, charmer, exorcist, mage, archimage, soothsayer 513, cunning-man, Shaman, medicine-man, witch-doctor, medium, spiritualist, clairvoyant; control.
  • (Phrase). Deus ex machina.

5°. Religious Institutions
  • Churchdom (Substantives), ministry, apostleship, sacerdotalism, priesthood, prelacy, hierarchy, church government, Christendom, church; (in a bad sense) priestcraft, theocracy, popery.
  • Monachism, monasticism; monkery.

    Ecclesiastical offices and dignities: Pontificate, primacy, archbishopric, bishopric, bishopdom, episcopate, episcopacy, see, diocese; deanery, stall, canonry, canonicate, prebend, prebendaryship; benefice, incumbency, living, cure, rectorship, vicarship, vicariate, deaconry, deaconship, curacy, chaplaincy, chaplainship, abbacy.

    Holy orders, ordination, institution, consecration, induction, preferment, translation.

    Council, conclave, sanhedrim, synod, consistory, chapter, vestry 696.

    (Verbs). To call, ordain, induct, prefer, translate, to take the veil.

    (Adjectives). Ecclesiastical, clerical, sacerdotal, priestly, prelatical, pastoral, ministerial, capitular, theocratic.

    Pontifical, papal, episcopal, archidiaconal, diaconal, canonical, clerical; monastic, monachal, monkish; levitical, rabbinical.

  • Clergy (Substantives), ministers, priesthood, presbytery.
  • A clergyman, divine, ecclesiastic, churchman, priest, presbyter, hierophant, pastor, father, shepherd, minister, father in Christ, patriarch, padre, clerk, cleric.

    (Phrases). Black-coat; the cloth; sky-pilot; devil-dodger.

    Dignitaries of the church: Primate, archbishop, bishop, prelate, diocesan, suffragan; dean, subdean, archdeacon, prebendary, canon, residentiary, beneficiary; rector, vicar, incumbent, parson, chaplain, curate, deacon, preacher, evangelist; capitular.

    Churchwarden, sidesman; clerk, precentor, choir, almoner, verger, beadle, sexton (or sacristan), acolyte.

    Roman Catholic priesthood: Pope, pontiff, cardinal, abbé, curé, confessor, spiritual director; (ancient) flamen.

    Greek Church: Patriarch, metropolitan, archimandrite, pope.

    Cenobite, conventual, abbot, prior, monk, oblate, friar, mendicant, Franciscan (or Grey Friars, Friars minor, Minorites), Observant, Capuchin, Dominican (or Black Friars), Carmelite, Augustin (or Austin Friars), Crossed or Crutched Friars, etc.

    Abbess, prioress, canoness, religieuse, nun, beguine, novice.

    Under the Jewish dispensation: Prophet, priest, high-priest, Levite, rabbi (or rabbin), scribe.

    Mohammedan, etc.: Mullah, ulema, imam, sheik, muezzin, mufti, dervish, fakir, brahmin, guru, druid, bonze, santon, lama.

  • Laity (Substantives), flock, fold, congregation, assembly, brethren, people.

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