Definitions for vicarship

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vic•arˈvɪk ər(n.)

  1. a cleric in the Anglican Church acting as priest of a parish in place of the rector.

    Category: Religion

  2. a cleric in the Episcopal Church whose charge is a chapel in a parish.

    Category: Religion

  3. a Roman Catholic ecclesiastic representing a bishop.

    Category: Religion

  4. a person who is authorized to perform the functions of another; deputy.

Origin of vicar:

1250–1300; < OF vicaire < L vicārius a substitute, n. use of adj.; see vicarious


Princeton's WordNet

  1. vicariate, vicarship(noun)

    the religious institution under the authority of a vicar


  1. vicarship(Noun)

    The office or dignity of a vicar.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vicarship(noun)

    the office or dignity of a vicar


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