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first estate

noun

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  1. the group ordained to perform clerical functions in the Christian church <a nation in which the first estate had long held a privileged position> Synonyms church, cloth, clergy, ministry, spirituality, spiritualtyRelated Words diaconate, episcopate, hierarchy, presbytery; clerkship, monkhood, priesthoodAntonyms laity




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