clergyman
noun Date: 1577 a member of the clergy

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  • clergyman — [ klɛrʒiman ] n. m. • 1818; mot angl. , de clergy « clergé » et man « homme » ♦ Pasteur anglo saxon. Des clergymans ou des clergymen [ klɛrʒimɛn ]. ● clergyman, clergymen ou clergymans nom masculin (anglais clergyman) Ministre du culte anglican.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Clergyman — Cler gy*man, n.; pl. {Clergymen}. An ordained minister; a man regularly authorized to preach the gospel, and administer its ordinances; in England usually restricted to a minister of the Established Church. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clergyman — 1570s, from CLERGY (Cf. clergy) + MAN (Cf. man). Clergywoman is 1670s …   Etymology dictionary

  • clergyman — (or clergywoman) ► NOUN ▪ a priest or minister of a Christian church …   English terms dictionary

  • clergyman — [klʉr′jēmən] n. pl. clergymen [klʉr′jēmən] a member of the clergy; minister, priest, rabbi, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Clergyman — Un clergyman, est dans le monde anglo saxon un clerc, c est à dire un membre du clergé, généralement anglican. L état de clergyman n implique pas un rôle social précis : il peut être recteur (rector), curé (vicar), ou vicaire (curate). En… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • clergyman — {{#}}{{LM C08956}}{{〓}} {{[}}clergyman{{]}} {{■}}(ing.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} Traje religioso compuesto por chaqueta y pantalón de color oscuro y alzacuello blanco: • El clergyman es una vestidura religiosa de origen anglosajón.{{○}}… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • clergyman — (Voz inglesa.) ► sustantivo masculino RELIGIÓN, INDUMENTARIA Y MODA Traje que utilizan los clérigos compuesto por americana y pantalón oscuro y camisa con alzacuello. IRREG. plural clergymans * * * clergyman (ingl.; pronunc. [cléryiman]) m. Traje …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • clergyman — [[t]klɜ͟ː(r)ʤimən[/t]] clergymen N COUNT A clergyman is a male member of the clergy …   English dictionary

  • clergyman — /klerr jee meuhn/, n., pl. clergymen. 1. a member of the clergy. 2. an ordained Christian minister. [1570 80; CLERGY + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

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