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Definition of 'clerisy'

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This elicited the predictable anathemas from the clerisy. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The modern clerisy - her word for intellectuals - can barely contain its hatred of people who buy low and sell high. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But ecclesiastical power without moral authority merely exposes the hollowness of an unaccountable, self-perpetuating clerisy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Used Rarely. clerisy is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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