/ˈklɜr dʒi mən/
a member of the
an ordained Christian minister.
, Gender-neutral form:
a member of the clergy
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He and other northern clergymen with him promptly lost their jobs.
Clergymen and popular newspapers preached practical charity to newly receptive audiences.
Other clergymen agreed: this new technique could mean the twilight of democracy.
After dinner he conversed a little with some pious and learned clergymen on pious subjects, or on their functions.
One of the great needs of the present day is a uniform standard of height among clergymen.
Five hundred friends, including many clergymen, were present.
Abolitionists initially focused their efforts on church members and clergymen.
As this was a rural community, various clergymen preached here on a rotating schedule.
Proof was supplied in the form of personal references, preferably from clergymen and teachers.