Middle English Dictionary Entry

pōpe n.
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(a) A pope; (b) ~ of (o, at) rome, the Pope of Rome; holi ~ [see holi adj. (2) 4a. (d)]; (c) in titles; also, in fictitious or humorous use: ~ poket; (d) popes bulle, the papal seal; popes laue, canon or ecclesiastical law; popes legate, a papal legate [see also legat(e 1. (a)]; (e) the spiritual leader of the kingdom of Prester John; also, the head of a non-Christian religion [quot.: Mandev.(1)]; (f) in surnames & place names.