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deacon

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a person specially trained and authorized to conduct religious services in a Christian church
  • my cousin was married by his uncle, who is also a deacon in his church

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The first known use of deacon was before the 12th century

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“Deacon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deacon. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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