Pronunciation : kar-dnel
1. Of foremost importance
2. Dark to deep or vivid red
3. A short hooded cloak, originally of scarlet cloth, worn by women in the 18th century
4. A high church official
Middle English, from Late Latin cardinlis, principal, pivotal, from Latin, serving as a hinge, from card, cardin-, hinge
• Ths cardinal principle behind his approach was that never to hurt others.
• At first Wolsey, the great Cardinal and friend of Henry VIII, was Skelton's friend too.
1. Cardinalship : Noun
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