What does ecclesiastick mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term ecclesiastick:

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary


    Is discipline an ecclesiastical matter or civil? If an ecclesiastical, it must of necessity belong to the duty of the minister. Richard Hooker, Preface.

    Clergymen, otherwise little fond of obscure terms, yet in their sermons are liberal of those which they find in ecclesiastical writers. Jonathan Swift.

    A church of England man has a true veneration for the scheme established among us of ecclesiastick government. Jonathan Swift.

  2. Ecclesiastick(n.s.)

    A person dedicated to the ministries of religion.

    The ambition of the ecclesiasticks destroyed the purity of the church. Thomas Burnet, Theory of the Earth.

  3. Origin: from the adjective.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ecclesiastick in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ecclesiastick in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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