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preacher

noun

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a person specially trained and authorized to conduct religious services in a Christian church
  • the marriage will be performed by our usual preacher

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The first known use of preacher was in the 13th century

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“Preacher.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/preacher. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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