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Anti-pope

is a pope elected by a king in opposition to the pope elected by the cardinals; or one who usurps the popedom in opposition to the rightful pope. Geddes gives a list of twenty-four anti-popes, three of whom were deposed by the council of Constance.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Anthia
Anthony
Anthroposophus
Anti-Christ
Antigonē
Antimony
Antinomian. [Greek, anti-nomos, exempt from the law.]
Antinous
Antipathy (of human beings)
Antipathy (of animals)
Anti-pope
Antisthenes
Antoninus
Antony
Antrustions
Ants
Anubis
Anvil
Any-how
Aõnian
A ontrance. (French.)

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Antipope