Definition of 'deaconess'
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He then said farewell to loyal deaconesses and priests and left through a side door. Christianity Today (2000)Deaconesses had some limited liturgical functions, but their most important work seems to have been to instruct women in the faith. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)She was among the first group of Church of England deaconesses to be ordained as deacons. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)
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