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Patriarchism — Pa tri*arch*ism, n. Government by a patriarch, or the head of a family. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
patriarchism — /ˈpeɪtriakɪzəm/ (say paytreeahkizuhm), /ˈpæt / (say pat ) noun government by a patriarch … Australian English dictionary
patriarchism — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌärˌkizəm noun ( s) : patriarchal organization in society or church … Useful english dictionary
Patriarchy — Pa tri*arch y, n. [Gr. patriarchi a.] 1. The jurisdiction of a patriarch; patriarchship. Brerewood. [1913 Webster] 2. Government by a patriarch; patriarchism. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
patriarchy — n. (pl. ies) a system of society, government, etc., ruled by a man and with descent through the male line. Derivatives: patriarchism n. Etymology: med.L patriarchia f. Gk patriarkhia (as PATRIARCH) … Useful english dictionary