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clerisy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clerisy  \Cler"i*sy\,  n.  [LL.  clericia  See  {Clergy}.] 
  1.  The  literati,  or  well  educated  class. 
 
  2.  The  clergy,  or  their  opinions,  as  opposed  to  the  laity. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clerisy 
  n  :  an  educated  and  intellectual  elite  [syn:  {intelligentsia}] 




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