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clergyman


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clergyman  \Cler"gy*man\,  n.;  pl  {Clergymen}. 
  An  ordained  minister;  a  man  regularly  authorized  to  preach 
  the  gospel,  and  administer  its  ordinances;  in  England  usually 
  restricted  to  a  minister  of  the  Established  Church. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clergyman 
  n  :  a  spiritual  leader  of  the  Christian  Church  [syn:  {reverend}, 
  {man  of  the  cloth}]  [ant:  {layman}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  CLERGYMAN,  n.  A  man  who  undertakes  the  management  of  our  spiritual 
  affairs  as  a  method  of  better  his  temporal  ones. 
 
 




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