vicar
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin vicarius, from vicarius vicarious Date: 14th century 1. one serving as a substitute or agent; specifically an administrative deputy 2. an ecclesiastical agent: as a. a Church of England incumbent receiving a stipend but not the tithes of a parish b. a member of the Episcopal clergy or laity who has charge of a mission or chapel c. a member of the clergy who exercises a broad pastoral responsibility as the representative of a prelate • vicarship noun

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