kirk

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kirk

noun \ˈkirk, ˈkərk\

the Kirk : the national church of Scotland

Full Definition of KIRK

1
chiefly Scottish :  church
2
capitalized :  the national church of Scotland as distinguished from the Church of England or the Episcopal Church in Scotland

Examples of KIRK

  1. an elder of the Kirk
  2. <left Edinburgh early in the morning for St. John's Kirk in Perth>

Origin of KIRK

Middle English (northern dialect), from Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice — more at church
First Known Use: 12th century

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