The words mean: Sweet-smelling, to make a scale, a fillet, an ecclesiastic.
Is it your intention to condemn my son to be an ecclesiastic?
The name of this Rabelaisian ecclesiastic—Claw-the-roast—sufficiently indicates the line of the poet's satire.
He is a diplomatist, an ecclesiastic, an embodiment of all that is severe and archaic in authority.
Footnote 345: This ecclesiastic was much in the royal confidence.
Far off, in the almost empty nave, an ecclesiastic was preaching.
If the Government knew that fact, did they know, do they know, the exact position in which that ecclesiastic is?
The dress of the ecclesiastic was much more imposing than that of the boatmen.
Yes; but from fifteen francs I sink at once to ten francs; namely, for an ordinary judge, and for an ecclesiastic.
Among them was a younger brother of La Salle, with an ecclesiastic called M. Cavalier, and also a nephew.
late 15c., from Middle French ecclésiastique and directly from Late Latin ecclesiasticus, from Greek ekklesiastikos "of the (ancient Athenian) assembly," later, "of the church," from ekklesiastes "speaker in an assembly or church, preacher," from ekkalein "to call out," from ek "out" (see ex-) + kalein "to call" (see claim (v.)).