Definition of priestly adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

priestly

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈpriːstli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpriːstli//
 
[usually before noun]
 
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connected with a priest; like a priest priestly duties priestly wisdom Word Origin Old English prēostlic (see priest, -ly).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: priestly