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churchman

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity
churchmanchurch‧man /ˈtʃɜːtʃmən $ ˈtʃɜːrtʃ-/ noun (plural churchmen /-mən/) [countable]  RRCa priest syn clergyman
Examples from the Corpus
churchmanThe last major drainage operation in the medieval period, however, was instigated by a churchman.Markham's certainly not a churchman, though of course the Cumbermounds are the leading lay family in the county.From a clerical family background, he also became a leading lay Anglican churchman.That famous churchman Arnold of Rugby put a stamp upon independent education which helped to produce this consequence.He was a high churchman for whom the sacrament of holy communion was the supreme moment of worship.He withstood the intrusion upon the Honiton corporation by the high churchman Sir Thomas Putt.A worthy churchman more addicted to hunting than to academics.
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