Blackcoat
Blackcoat Black"coat`, n. A clergyman; -- familiarly so called, as a soldier is sometimes called a redcoat or a bluecoat. [1913 Webster]

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  • blackcoat — noun A member of the clergy …   Wiktionary

  • blackcoat — n. priest, minister, clergyman; member of the clergy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blackcoat — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : clergyman usually used disparagingly 2. Britain : a member of the black coated class …   Useful english dictionary

  • clergyman — n 1. minister, priest, rabbi, ecclesiastic, churchman, cleric, clerical, clerk, parson, minister of the gospel, servant of God, man of the cloth, father, padre, Brit. blackcoat, reverend, cassock, abbé 2. pastor, rector, dean, vicar, Dial.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • curate — n assistant priest, parish priest, Brit. deputy rector or deputy vicar; chaplain, padre, U.S. Mil. Sl. sky pilot, residentiary; priest, parson, minister, presbyter, abbé , curé , Brit. incumbent; ecclesiastic, clergyman, cleric, churchman, Brit.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • divine — adj 1. godly, godlike, deiform, deified; sacred, religious, holy, saintly, sainted, venerable, angelic, seraphic, blessed, blest, sanctified, hallowed, consecrated. 2. heavenly, celestial, spiritual, ethereal, supernal; beatific, blissful,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • ecclesiastic — n 1. clergyman, churchman, cleric, clerk, Brit. blackcoat; minister, parson, divine, reverend, priest, father, rabbi; padre, abbé, curate, curé, chaplain, U.S. Mil. Sl. sky pilot, U.S. Mil. Sl.Holy Joe; pastor, rector, vicar; dean, canon,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • padre — n 1. priest, father, reverend, parson, minister, divine, rabbi; clergyman, cleric, ecclesiastic, man of God, man of the cloth, Brit. blackcoat; pastor, rector, vicar, curate, Brit. incumbent; chaplain, U.S. Mil. Sl. sky pilot. 2. preacher,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • parson — n 1. clergyman, cleric, clerk, ecclesiastic, churchman, reverend, cassock, man of God, man of the cloth, shepherd of souls, Brit. blackcoat; minister, divine, padre, priest, father, confessor; theologian, hierophant. 2. preacher, minister of the… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • priest — n 1. clergyman, cleric, clerical, clerk, ecclesiastic, churchman, minister, divine, man of the cloth, man of God, minster of the gospel, servant of God, cassock, abbd, spiritual father, rabbi, religious, reverend, Brit. blackcoat, liturgist, Rare …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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