Definition of prelate:
clergy (part of speech: noun)
- "The Puppet Crown", Harold MacGrath.
If this king and this arch- prelate have their will, we shall briefly behold a cross on the spire of this tabernacle which we have builded, and a high altar within its walls, with wax tapers burning round it at noonday.- "From-Twice-Told-Tales", Hawthorne, Nathaniel.
- "The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I", Various.