clergymen

[ klur-jee-muh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF clergymen
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And the word was invented to distinguish the laymen from the clergymen.

Mr. Smith and Mr. Brown were the clergymen who preceded him.

You allow, that there are vicious Clergymen, who are unworthy of their Function.

During the last week, by his desire, clergymen from the city visited him.

The lawyers next, like the clergymen, had supplied the Whigs much of their strength.

One of the clergymen asked her questions respecting her faith.

There was also one or two other clergymen there, with their wives, and Mr. and Mrs. Houghton.

I wonder how the clergymen's wives will feel after the next Fors or two!

There were but seven clergymen settled in the whole Province.

They had introduced hundreds of German clergymen, who preached in the German language.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from clergy + man (n.).

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