Definition of Pontifies

1. Verb. (third-person singular of pontify) ¹



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Definition of Pontifies

1. pontify [v] - See also: pontify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pontifies

pontificate
pontificated
pontificates
pontificating
pontification
pontifications
pontificator
pontificators
pontifice
pontifices
pontificial
pontifician
pontificians
pontified
pontifiers
pontifies (current term)
pontify
pontifying
pontil
pontile
pontiles
pontils
pontin
pontine
pontine angle
pontine angle tumour
pontine arteries
pontine cistern
pontine flexure
pontine gray matter

Literary usage of Pontifies

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1. History of Twelve Caesars by Suetonius, Charles Whibley (1899)
"... that is to say: The pontifies or chiefe Priests, the Augures, ... the charge of providing the sacred feasts, the sumptuous suppers of the pontifies, ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... for there were pontifies..* from of old in other parts of Italy. Marquardt conjectures that the name originally denoted atoning functions, from the same ..."

3. Reports of State Trials: New Series... 1820 to [1858]...by Great Britain State Trials Committee, John Macdonell, John Edward Power Wallis by Great Britain State Trials Committee, John Macdonell, John Edward Power Wallis (1894)
"... in the fourteenth century, the Pope got the confirmation of all bishops into his own hands. In s. 9 he says : *' Licet, vero, hœ pontifies ..."

4. Florentine History: From the Earliest Authentic Records to the Accession of by Henry Edward Napier (1847)
"The administrators of his bank i were made treasurers of the holy see ; he received a the lucrative alum mines of La Tolfa in the pontifies his brother ..."

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