Definition of Sky pilot

1. Noun. A chaplain in one of the military services.

Exact synonyms: Holy Joe, Military Chaplain, Padre
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Chaplain

Definition of Sky pilot

1. Noun. (slang) A clergyman, especially a military chaplain or padre. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sky Pilot

sky ball
sky blue
sky blues
sky burial
sky daddy
sky dive
sky diving
sky girl
sky glow
sky marshal
sky marshals
sky parlor
sky parlors
sky parlour
sky parlours
sky pilot (current term)
sky pilots
sky scooter
sky scooters
sky wave

Literary usage of Sky pilot

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Canadian Magazine of Politics, Science, Art, and Literature edited by J. Gordon Mowat, John Alexander Cooper, Newton MacTavish (1893)
"I 'spose ye'll have a good look at the sky-pilot, and take in his gospel talk ? " " I'll go fer one," said a bronzed, rough-looking fellow. ..."

2. Fifty Years of My Life in the World of Sport at Home and Abroad by John Dugdale Astley (1894)
"... Garments Donned on most Occasions when Running—The Infuriated sky pilot— I Attempt to Pay him off—My Little New Year's Gift—The Stuffed Canary Presented ..."

3. Smiling 'round the World by Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1908)
"... at Her Devotions — " sky pilot" Brings Bad Luck — Captain Drops Sunday — My First Ocean Trip—Leper Island and Father Damien —Welcomed by the Naval Boys. ..."

4. The Gospel in All Lands by Missionary Society, Methodist Episcopal Church (1902)
"Every Saturday morning the "sky pilot" j is to be seen going from ship to ship, inviting the captains and men to the service on the next day. ..."

5. The Great English Letter Writers by William James Dawson, Coningsby Dawson (1908)
"The best thing Ralph Connor has done since ' The sky pilot' and pehaps the best that he ... The Canyon story from " The sky pilot " in Art Gift Book Series, ..."

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