It was a small room, with a sapling partition between it and the one in which the missioner was to sleep.
It was designed and built by Robert Aitken the famous Cornish missioner.
And as he had done in the trail, so now Jolly Roger stood her away from him, and faced the missioner.
Puffin has been a missioner, and he is a wonderful organizer.
Tavish knew that the missioner would stop at his cabin on his return into the North.
And she's got faith in me, and would go with me to the missioner's tomorrow.
She at once inquired if she could be permitted an interview with the missioner.
"Nada, go to the missioner's as fast as you can," he said, fighting to speak coolly.
The missioner was as much at home here as he was at Silchester College or in a railway compartment full of bluejackets.
The missioner is alternately tempted to elation and despair.
1650s, from missionary (adj.). Missionary position attested by 1963, said to have been coined by Kinsey (1948), who identified its origin in work done by Polish anthropologist Bronisław Malinowski in Melanesia in the 1920s; allegedly from the term used by South Pacific peoples to describe what Christian missionaries promoted to replace their local variations. By late 1960s it became the general term for this type of sex, formerly also known as the English-American position.
"sent on a mission," 1640s, from Modern Latin missionarius "pertaining to a mission," from Latin missionem (see mission).