Cowley Father

Cow·​ley Father | \ ˈkau̇lē, -li also ˈkül- \

Definition of Cowley Father

: a member of the Society of Mission Priests of St. John the Evangelist, an Anglican religious community founded at Oxford in 1865 by the Rev. R. M. Benson (1824–1915)

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History and Etymology for Cowley Father

from Cowley, suburb of Oxford, England

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“Cowley Father.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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