Parsonical
Parsonic Par*son"ic, Parsonical Par*son"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to a parson; clerical. [1913 Webster]

Vainglory glowed in his parsonic heart. --Colman. [1913 Webster] -- {Par*son"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


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  • parsonical — par·son·i·cal …   English syllables

  • parsonical — adjective see parsonic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Parsonic — Par*son ic, Parsonical Par*son ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to a parson; clerical. [1913 Webster] Vainglory glowed in his parsonic heart. Colman. [1913 Webster] {Par*son ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parsonically — Parsonic Par*son ic, Parsonical Par*son ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to a parson; clerical. [1913 Webster] Vainglory glowed in his parsonic heart. Colman. [1913 Webster] {Par*son ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parson — parsonic /pahr son ik/, parsonical, adj. parsonically, adv. parsonish, parsonlike, adj. /pahr seuhn/, n. 1. a member of the clergy, esp. a Protestant minister; pastor; rector. 2. the holder or incumbent of a parochial benefice, esp. an Anglican.… …   Universalium

  • parson — noun a beneficed member of the Anglican clergy; a rector or vicar. ↘informal any clergyman, especially a Protestant one. Derivatives parsonic adjective parsonical adjective Origin ME: from OFr. persone, from L. persona person (in med. L. rector ) …   English new terms dictionary

  • clerical — [adj1] secretarial accounting, bookkeeping, clerkish, clerkly, office, pink collar*, scribal, stenographic, subordinate, typing, white collar*, written; concept 536 clerical [adj2] concerning clergy apostolic, canonical, churchly, cleric,… …   New thesaurus

  • parson — n. 1 a rector. 2 a vicar or any beneficed member of the clergy. 3 colloq. any (esp. Protestant) member of the clergy. Phrases and idioms: parson s nose the piece of fatty flesh at the rump of a fowl. Derivatives: parsonical adj. Etymology: ME… …   Useful english dictionary

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