Definition of high priesthood in English:

high priesthood

noun

  • 1The position or office of high priest; the state or fact of being high priest.

  • 2The high priests of a particular religion or sphere considered collectively.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Biblia: the Bible. From high priest + -hood, after priesthood.

Pronunciation

high priesthood

/ˌhʌɪ ˈpriːsthʊd/