priestling

noun
priest·​ling | \ ˈprēs(t)liŋ, -lēŋ \
plural -s

Definition of priestling

1a : a young priest
b : a petty priest
2 : one devoted to or under the influence of priests

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History and Etymology for priestling

priest + -ling

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“Priestling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/priestling. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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