Definitions for "PRELATE"
A church officer having a superior degree of holiness and a fat preferment. One of Heaven's aristocracy. A gentleman of God.
A clergyman of a superior order, as an archbishop or a bishop, having authority over the lower clergy; a dignitary of the church.
Archbishop, bishop or head of a religious house. (Heath, Peter. Church and Realm, 1272-1461, 366)
Keywords:  member
a member of the having
Keywords:  act
To act as a prelate.