Kirk Kirk (k[~e]rk), n. [Scot.; cf. Icel. kirkja, of Greek origin. See {Church}.] A church or the church, in the various senses of the word; esp., the Church of Scotland as distinguished from other reformed churches, or from the Roman Catholic Church. [Scot.] --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]

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