A male ancestor; a forefather.
An officer in an early Christian church
A person who is from an earlier time and has originated or contributed to a common tradition shared by a particular group.
A forerunner or predecessor.
(Roman Catholic Church) A bishop who holds the highest episcopal rank after the pope.
Money, favors, etc. received because of association with public office
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