Who is parson Brown, and why are these people making a snowman that looks like him?
Step up to the office, examine the stock, take your pick, pay your money and drive to the parson.
For the sake of peace, Mr. Tolley, explained the parson determinedly.
I am sure, as you know, no one ever stood by me—when there was a parson at hand.
The policeman failed to observe the parson's hiding one leg behind the other.
"We were going to hunt up a parson in Upper Chester," said the Captain, sheepishly.
parson, slapping his cards on the table in despair: "Are we playing at whist, or are we not?"
"You shall go upon the very first boat we can catch," said the parson.
Fact is, parson Lothrop wa'n't fond o' inter-ferin'; he was a master hand to slick things over.
At the worst, you can, no doubt, get the parson to forget all about it—to stay away.
late 12c., from Anglo-French and Old French persone "curate, parson, holder of Church office" (12c.), from Medieval Latin persona "parson" (see person). Ecclesiastical use is obscure; it might refer to the "person" legally holding church property, or it may be an abbreviation of persona ecclesiae "person of the church."