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ˈklɜr dʒi məncler·gy·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clergyman, reverend, man of the clothnoun

    a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church

Wiktionary

  1. clergymannoun

    An ordained Christian minister.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Clergymannoun

    A man in holy orders; a man set apart for ministration of holy things; not a laick.

    Etymology: clergy and man.

    How I have sped among the clergymen,
    The sums I have collected shall express. William Shakespeare, K. John.

    It seems to be in the power of a reasonable clergyman to make the most ignorant man comprehend his duty. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clergymannoun

    an ordained minister; a man regularly authorized to preach the gospel, and administer its ordinances; in England usually restricted to a minister of the Established Church

Freebase

  1. Clergyman

    Clergyman is a fictional character from the 1987 film The Princess Bride.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clergyman in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clergyman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of clergyman in a Sentence

  1. Mark Skurka:

    Pablo Castro didn’t get to have somebody praying over him as this guy stabbed him 29 times. Pablo Castro didn’t get afforded such niceties and things like to have a clergyman present.

  2. Voltaire:

    A clergyman is one who feels himself called upon to live without working at the expense of the rascals who work to live.

  3. Vincent Van Gogh:

    An artist needn't be a clergyman or a church warden, but he must have a warm heart for his fellow men.

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