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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pope /ˈpop/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pope n.
 1. Any ecclesiastic, esp. a bishop. [Obs.]
 2. The bishop of Rome, the head of the Roman Catholic Church. See Note under Cardinal.
 3. A parish priest, or a chaplain, of the Greek Church.
 4. Zool. A fish; the ruff.
 Pope Joan, a game at cards played on a round board with compartments.
 Pope's eye, the gland surrounded with fat in the middle of the thigh of an ox or sheep. --R. D. Blackmore.
 Pope's nose, the rump, or uropygium, of a bird. See Uropygium.
 to be more Catholic than the Pope to adhere more stringently to Roman Catholic practices and doctrine than is required by church doctrine; -- usually used in a negative sense to mean, to be excessively pious.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the head of the Roman Catholic Church [syn: Catholic Pope,
            Roman Catholic Pope, Pontiff, Holy Father, Vicar
           of Christ, Bishop of Rome]
      2: English poet and satirist (1688-1744) [syn: Alexander Pope]