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noun as in minister in church

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At one point, he also worked as a chaplain at the Jessup Correctional Institution.

It gives me a chance to be a chaplain and to really hear them.

“I’m hungry,” Gomez told the chaplain, who returned with food, a hat and gloves.

Less than two weeks later, a prison chaplain called on May 2 to tell her Coley had died.

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Bratton now announced that he was appointing Ramos an honorary chaplain at the 84th Precinct where he was assigned.

He hoped also to be a chaplain through his local church, and he was nearing the end of his formal training.

Davis is a former chaplain and associate professor of religion at Skidmore College.

A PAPD chaplain said a prayer and the three honor guards folded the three flags as they would at a triple burial.

At a meeting, a chaplain said “Morale seems to be up… at least for those headed home.”

The Padre Jose, who is the chaplain, is also the overseer of the estate; a combination of offices that I find is usual here.

Now the Chaplain pauses: he is comparing the number of the wooden block hanging outside the cell with that on the letter.

Past the tier of vacant cells, we ascend the stairway to the upper rotunda, on the left side of which is the Chaplain's office.

There are so many letters here—I'll slip among them into the large pocket—the Chaplain will not notice me.

The third, a young man, was confined for having volunteered as chaplain in a Union regiment.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chaplain, such as: cleric, pastor, preacher, priest, rabbi, and member of clergy.

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