Stickit minister
Stickit Stick"it, a. Stuck; spoiled in making. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

{Stickit minister}, a candidate for the clerical office who fails, disqualified by incompetency or immorality. [1913 Webster]


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  • stickit minister — noun (Scot) A licentiate who never gets a pastoral charge • • • Main Entry: ↑stick …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stickit minister — A Stickit minister is a term of obloquy in Scotland, for a candidate for holy orders who has failed to pass the necessary examination, or to give satisfaction before whom he preached the probationary sermon. Scottish Gaelic has a direct… …   Wikipedia

  • Stickit — Stick it, a. Stuck; spoiled in making. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] {Stickit minister}, a candidate for the clerical office who fails, disqualified by incompetency or immorality. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stickit — ˈstikə̇t adjective Etymology: from Scots past participle of stick (V), from Middle English stikkyd 1. Scotland : imperfect, unfinished a stickit job …   Useful english dictionary

  • Samuel Rutherford Crockett — (September 24, 1860 April 16, 1914), was a Scottish novelist, born at Duchrae, Galloway, the son of a Galloway farmer.He was brought up on a Galloway farm, and graduated from Edinburgh University in 1879. After some years of travel he became in… …   Wikipedia

  • Crockett, Samuel Rutherford — ▪ Scottish writer original name  Samuel Crockett   born Sept. 24, 1859, Little Duchrae, near New Galloway, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scot. died April 16, 1914, Tarascon, near Avignon, Fr.       Scottish novelist and a leader of the Kailyard (Kailyard… …   Universalium

  • CROCKETT, SAMUEL RUTHERFORD —    novelist, born near New Galloway, Kirkcudbright; bred for the Church, and for some time Free Church minister at Penicuik, Midlothian, a charge he resigned in 1895, having previously published a volume of sketches entitled The Stickit Minister …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Крокет Сэмюэль — (Samuel Rutherford Crockett) выдающийся шотландский романист. Род. в 1860 г. Был пастором, но скоро отказался от этой должности. Первая его книга (собрание стихов) была напечатана в 1886 г. В 1893 г. вышел первый сборник его рассказов: The… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Крокет, Сэмюэль — Сэмюэль Крокет (англ. Samuel Rutherford Crockett; …   Википедия

  • Крокет С. — Сэмюэль Крокет (Samuel Rutherford Crockett; 1860 ) шотландский романист. Был пастором, но скоро отказался от этой должности. Первая его книга (собрание стихов) была напечатана в 1886. В 1893 вышел первый сборник его рассказов: «The Stickit… …   Википедия

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