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Such work, though the ceremony of ordination may have been omitted, is rather clerical or professional than laical.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from French laïque (16c.), from Late Latin laicus, from Greek laikos "of or belonging to the people," from laos "people" (see lay (adj.)).

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