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padrepa‧dre /ˈpɑːdreɪ, -ri/ noun [countable]  informalRRCPM a priest, especially one in the army
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padreApproaching the car I was driving, he reproved me, saying that a padre ought to know better.We had some very good padres in the service.A shameful flock formed round the padre.The padre take the tongue and pop!The padre, Horrocks, came and stood with them.The padres, to explain all this, invented two myths of their own.For those who liked to go to church there were padres of several denominations and candles and a camp-built altar.
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