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clergyman

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noun cler·gy·man \-mən\

Simple Definition of clergyman

  • : a man who is a member of the clergy especially in a Christian church

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of clergyman

  1. :  a member of the clergy

1577

First Known Use of clergyman

1577


CLERGYMAN Defined for Kids

clergyman

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noun cler·gy·man \ˈklər-ji-mən\

Definition of clergyman for Students

plural

clergymen

\-mən\
  1. :  a member of the clergy




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