High Priest Definition

noun
A chief priest; specif., the chief priest of the ancient Jewish priesthood.
Webster's New World
A priest of the Melchizedek order. By tradition this office is restricted to men.
American Heritage
A person, esp. a man, who is a chief exponent of a philosophy, movement, etc. or an acknowledged leader, or leading expert, in some field.
Webster's New World
The head or chief proponent, as of a movement or doctrine.
American Heritage

A clergyman with a higher function than a normal priest.

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Noun

Singular:
high priest
Plural:
high-priests

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