Definitions for vicar-general
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a Roman Catholic priest deputized by a bishop to assist in the administration of a diocese.
an ecclesiastical officer in the Church of England, usu. lay, who assists a bishop or archbishop.
Origin of vicar-general:
(Roman Catholic Church) an administrative deputy who assists a bishop
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