vicar of Bray

\-ˈbrā\

Definition of vicar of Bray

  1. :  a man of changeable allegiance :  opportunist, turncoat

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Origin and Etymology of vicar of bray

after the Vicar of Bray, semilegendary 16th century English vicar of the village of Bray, Berkshire county, England, who gave allegiance to Protestantism or Roman Catholicism according to the religion of the reigning monarch, and is said to have been twice a Protestant and twice a Roman Catholic vicar


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