sky pilot

noun Slang.
a member of the clergy, especially a chaplain of the armed forces.

Origin:
1880–85

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sky pilot
 
n
slang a chaplain in one of the military services

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  1. n.
    a chaplain. : The sky-pilot says we can park in the church's lot, if we don't mess anything up or make too much noise.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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