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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Curate  \Cu"rate\  (k?"r?t),  n.  [LL.  curatus  prop.,  one  who  is 
  charged  with  the  care  (L.  cura)  of  souls.  See  {Cure},  n.,  and 
  cf  {Cur['e]}] 
  One  who  has  the  cure  of  souls;  originally,  any  clergyman,  but 
  now  usually  limited  to  one  who  assists  a  rector  or  vicar. 
  --Hook. 
 
  All  this  the  good  old  man  performed  alone,  He  spared  no 
  pains,  for  curate  he  had  none.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  curate 
  n  :  a  person  authorized  to  conduct  religious  worship  [syn:  {minister}, 
  {parson},  {pastor},  {rector}] 




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