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churchwarden

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity
churchwardenchurch‧war‧den /ˌtʃɜːtʃˈwɔːdn $ ˈtʃɜːrtʃwɔːrdn/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 RRCsomeone who looks after church property and money
Examples from the Corpus
churchwardenHe served as a churchwarden from 1856 to 1863 and as a county magistrate.Mr. Wood's place as churchwarden is to be taken by Kathleen Presnail.So please keep the churchwardens and the P.C.C in your prayers.The churchwarden Mrs Eagleston was to become a devoted friend of Ramsey.In Stourbridge he was churchwarden at St Mary's in 1634 and 1635, and again in 1650-1.
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