noun \ˈchərch-ˌwr-dən\

: someone who is in charge of the property and money of an Anglican church

Full Definition of CHURCHWARDEN

:  one of two lay parish officers in Anglican churches with responsibility especially for parish property and alms
:  a long-stemmed clay pipe

First Known Use of CHURCHWARDEN

15th century


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