Definition of Clergyman

1. Noun. A member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church.




Definition of Clergyman

1. n. 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.

Definition of Clergyman

1. Noun. An ordained Christian minister. ¹

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Definition of Clergyman

1. [n CLERGYMEN]

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clergyman (current term)
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clericalisms
clericalist

Literary usage of Clergyman

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1. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises by William Cushing (1888)
"clergyman, A. Daniel Wilson. A defence of the church missionary society . ... clergyman, A. James Williamson, MA Opinions concerning the University of ..."

2. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
"The only question is whether it occurred during the celebration by a clergyman of Divine service.] A churchwarden has no more right to obstruct the ..."

3. Daniel Defoe: His Life and Recently Discovered Writings: Extending from 1716 by Lee, William, Daniel Defoe (1869)
"Character of an Abandoned clergyman. AJ, Oct. 27. ... of Men in the World, I think none can equal the Misery of a vicious, abandon'd clergyman. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"She made a statement confessing her guilt to a Church of England clergyman, the Rev. Arthur Wagner, and she expressed to him her resolution to give herself ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"When a clergyman, whom we may suppose to have some pride in the antiquities of his church, can coolly consent to such atrocities, can we wonder that so many ..."

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