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Benet, ben′et, n. an exorcist, the third of the four lesser orders in the Roman Church.
It may be added that many weak-minded persons feared the sorcerer more than they confided in the exorcist.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 6 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
When a Malayan exorcist is engaged in propitiating a demon, a fowl is sometimes waved before him, and decapitated.
An exorcist technically so called, when formally ordained, is only in minor and not in holy or sacred orders.
The sick man still groaned and sighed, and said he desired to be a Christian, and wished them to call in a priest and an exorcist.
As learning was considered necessary for an exorcist, the schoolmaster was often employed.
FOLK-LORE OF SHAKESPEARETHOMAS FIRMINGER THISELTON-DYER
The exorcist now turned his skill upon a young apprenticed musician of Nottingham.
In the Roman Catholic Church exorcist is one of the inferior orders of the clergy.
He is the spirit of any Ahīr who in his lifetime was credited in the locality with having the powers of an exorcist.
In the act of exorcism, of course it is not necessary that the exorcist be a clergyman, in other words, in holy orders.

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