cathedra definition

  • noun:
    • A bishop's official seat or throne.
    • The office or see of a bishop.
    • the state seat of an office or a posture, at the time of a professor.
    • The seat or throne of a bishop.
    • The ranking of a bishop.
    • the state chair or throne of a bishop, or of any individual in high expert.
    • The throne or chair of a bishop in the cathedral or episcopal chapel of their diocese.
    • Hence the state seat of any one entitled or professing to instruct with expert, as a professor.
    • a throne that's the official seat of a bishop

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