Definition of 'chaplain'
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What of the work of our chaplains? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Just before noon a service was held by the army chaplain in the parade ground. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)They can be chaplains in a prison but not in a hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Soldiers can obtain copies through military chaplains. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why atheists need hospital chaplains too thetimes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her condition was so critical medics called in the hospital chaplain to comfort her in her final moments. The Sun (2009)Troubled, he sought out a military chaplain. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His appointment as chaplain at Walton prison opened up a lifelong interest in the criminal justice system. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The German military chaplain was with her at the end. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was aided and abetted by army chaplains who received his packages and handed out about 300,000 films to serving soldiers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Prayers were said by three senior military chaplains, and solemn music was played as families and loved ones looked on. The Sun (2006) Former chaplain at Harrow school. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She also receives regular visits from her lawyers and from the prison chaplain, with whom she reads the Bible. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Recently I agreed to be a chaplain for the school 's sports program. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'chaplain'
British English: chaplain NOUN
A chaplain is a member of the Christian clergy who does religious work in a place such as a hospital, school, prison, or in the armed forces.
He joined the 40th Division as an army chaplain.
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