clergyman

[klur-jee-muhn]
noun, plural clergymen.
1.
a member of the clergy.
2.
an ordained Christian minister.

Origin:
1570–80; clergy + -man

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clergyman (ˈklɜːdʒɪmən)
 
n , pl -men
vicar, Gender-neutral form: priest a member of the clergy

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clergyman
1570s, from clergy + man. Clergywoman is 1673.
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Example sentences
He must also be sure to ask for the wedding ring and the clergyman's fee, and put them in his own waistcoat pocket.
The piscatorial clergyman was busy down on the rocks along the shore of the lake all the morning.
She simply listens to the blandishments of the procuress, while in the background the preoccupied clergyman ignores her.
The writer-director often invests his scripts with the sort of advice a concerned clergyman might give the wandering faithful.
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