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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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parsonpar‧son /ˈpɑːsən $ ˈpɑːr-/ noun [countable] old-fashioned  RRCa Christian priest or minister
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parsonFinally a parson and a sexton get stuck, too, and have to run after Simpleton and his goose.Hanging around the house with a parson has saved the day, if you ask me.His father is parson at Emminster, some way from here.Beecher, he found, could not equal Spurgeon in oratorical powers and, of course, Spurgeon was never a political parson.A class in County Down has a Presbyterian parson among its pupils.He was educated nearby at Crow Hall School, by the parson of Horton.In a cathedral the choir sounds magnificent, but the unfortunate parson may be inaudible.
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