Definition of Romish

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or supporting Romanism. "The Roman Catholic Church"




Definition of Romish

1. a. Belonging or relating to Rome, or to the Roman Catholic Church; -- frequently used in a disparaging sense; as, the Romish church; the Romish religion, ritual, or ceremonies.

Definition of Romish

1. Adjective. (religion pejorative archaic) Of, like, pertaining to, or supporting Romanism or the Roman Catholic Church. ¹

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Medical Definition of Romish

1. Belonging or relating to Rome, or to the Roman Catholic Church; frequently used in a disparaging sense; as, the Romish church; the Romish religion, ritual, or ceremonies. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Romish

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romish (current term)
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Literary usage of Romish

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1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1850)
"POOLE'S Nullity of the romish Faith, p. 93. " WHEN Bellarmine delivers that desperate doctrine that if the Pope should command us to sin we arc bound to ..."

2. The Monks of the West, from St. Benedict to St. Bernard by Charles Forbes Montalembert, Aurélien Courson (1872)
"In returning by Lyons he receives the romish tonsure and escapes, against his will, ... Southern Ireland had already adopted the romish computation for the ..."

3. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1870)
"IT is one of the " Moral Results of the romish System " * that it produces, among its defenders, some of the most unscrupulous disputants in the history of ..."

4. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1870)
"romish System " * that it produces, among its defenders, some of the most unscrupulous disputants in the history of polemics. Other the- * The Catholic ..."

5. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1850)
"POOLE'S Nullity of the romish Faith, p. 93. " WHEN Bellarmine delivers that desperate doctrine that if the Pope should command us to sin we ore bound to ..."

6. Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770 by James Bruce (1804)
"... with Se~ naar—With the Shepherds—Violent Conduct of the romish Patriarch—Lasta Rebels—Defeated at Wai- ..."

7. James Mill: A Biography by Alexander Bain (1882)
"The world needs no information respecting the abuses of the romish church. The English clergy embraced the romish machinery very nearly as it stood: the ..."

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