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Noun: Holy Order
  1. (usually plural) the status, rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
    "theologians still disagree over whether 'bishop' should or should not be a separate Holy Order";
    - Order
Noun: holy order
  1. The sacrament of ordination

Derived forms: holy orders

Type of: position, sacrament, status

Encyclopedia: Holy Order

Holy order