man of the cloth

noun phrase

Definition of man of the cloth

formal + old-fashioned
: a man who is a priest or minister

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“Man of the cloth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/man%20of%20the%20cloth. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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