Hypertext Webster Gateway: "Pope"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Ruff \Ruff\, Ruffe \Ruffe\, n. [OE. ruffe.] (Zo["o]l.)
A small freshwater European perch ({Acerina vulgaris}); --
called also {pope}, {blacktail}, and {stone, or striped,

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Pope \Pope\, n. [AS. p[=a]pa, L. papa father, bishop. Cf.
{Papa}, {Papal}.]
1. Any ecclesiastic, esp. a bishop. [Obs.] --Foxe.

2. The bishop of Rome, the head of the Roman Catholic Church.
See {Note} under {Cardinal}.

3. A parish priest, or a chaplain, of the Greek Church.

4. (Zo["o]l.) A fish; the ruff.

{Pope Joan}, a game at cards played on a round board with

{Pope's eye}, the gland surrounded with fat in the middle of
the thigh of an ox or sheep. --R. D. Blackmore.

{Pope's nose}, the rump, or uropygium, of a bird. See

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Puffin \Puf"fin\ (p[u^]f"f[i^]n), n. [Akin to puff.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) An arctic sea bird {Fratercula arctica}) allied
to the auks, and having a short, thick, swollen beak,
whence the name; -- called also {bottle nose}, {cockandy},
{coulterneb}, {marrot}, {mormon}, {pope}, and {sea

Note: The name is also applied to other related species, as
the horned puffin ({F. corniculata}), the tufted puffin
({Lunda cirrhata}), and the razorbill.

{Manx puffin}, the Manx shearwater. See under {Manx}.

2. (Bot.) The puffball.

3. A sort of apple. [Obs.] --Rider's Dict. (1640).

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n : the head of the Roman Catholic Church [syn: {pontiff}, {Holy
Father}, {Vicar of Christ}]

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