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Definition: to be more Catholic than the Pope
(p[=o]p), n. [AS. p[=a]pa, L. papa father, bishop.
1. Any ecclesiastic, esp. a bishop. [Obs.] --Foxe.
2. The bishop of Rome, the head of the Roman Catholic Church.
3. A parish priest, or a chaplain, of the Greek Church.
4. (Zo["o]l.) A fish; the ruff.
, a game at cards played on a round board with
, the gland surrounded with fat in the middle of
the thigh of an ox or sheep. --R. D. Blackmore.
, the rump, or uropygium, of a bird. See
to be more Catholic than the Pope
to adhere more
stringently to Roman Catholic practices and doctrine than
is required by church doctrine; -- usually used in a
negative sense to mean, to be excessively pious.
[1913 Webster +PJC]