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Meaning of CLERIC

Pronunciation:  'klerik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a clergyman or other person in religious orders
 

CLERIC is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: churchman, divine, ecclesiastic
 
 See Also: a Kempis, bishop, clergyman, man of the cloth, ordainer, pardoner, reverend, Thomas a Kempis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cler"ic\, n. [AS., fr. L. clericus. See {Clerk}.]
    A clerk, a clergyman. [R.] --Bp. Horsley.
    
    
  2. \Cler"ic\, a.
    Same as {Clerical}.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abbe, chaplain, churchman, clergyman, clerical, clerk, curate, cure, DD, divine, Doctor of Divinity, ecclesiastic, Holy Joe, man of God, military chaplain, minister, padre, parson, pastor, preacher, rector, reverend, servant of God, shepherd, sky pilot, supply clergy, supply minister, the Reverend, the very Reverend, tonsured cleric
 

 

 

 

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