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Presbytery.

Body of presbyters (see Elders; Polity, Ecclesiastical, 7). The word occurs 1 Ti 4:14. In Presb. polity: the ministers of a region and elders representing the chs., with authority over chs. and ministers, under the superior judicatories. See also Reformed Churches, 1.


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