Recent Examples of confessor from the Web
Then the entire workshop gathered round and staged a mock trial, complete with guards, a confessor, and a public executioner.
As for St. Roch, the name indicates a 14th century Catholic confessor known for his healing powers and for being the patron saint of dogs, bachelors and invalids.
Breslin was to Queens Boulevard what Runyon was to Broadway — columnist, confessor and town crier, from the Pastrami King to Red McGuire’s saloon.
With his uncombed mop of hair and sneering Queens accent, Breslin was a confessor and town crier and sometimes seemed like a character right out of his own work.
ROME — From his front-seat perch, Alberto Tomassi, a Roman cabdriver for 50 years, has been both eavesdropper and confessor.
During the next five years, Isabella's confessor, the bishop Hernando de Talavera, led an ongoing due-diligence investigation, chairing a panel of industry experts who reviewed Columbus' plan.
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Definition of confessor for English Language Learners
: a priest who listens to a person's confession
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