Definition of 'clergyman'
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And her mum and dad shook the hand of a senior clergyman and thanked him. The Sun (2010)One such man was the local clergyman, who was moved to see the frantic young mother in such despair. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)Others showed him as a young clergyman and as a season ticket holder at local side San Lorenzo. The Sun (2013)She knew that she was not going to stay at the English clergyman's house where she was taken at first. The Secret Garden (1911)
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Translations for 'clergyman'
British English: clergyman NOUN
A clergyman is a male member of the clergy.
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