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Definition of Clergyman

Clergyman

  1. 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.

Clergyman Quotations

An artist needn't be a clergyman or a churchwarden, but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men.
Vincent Van Gogh

Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman, and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom.
George MacDonald

Truth is the silliest thing under the sun. Try to get a living by the Truth and go to the Soup Societies. Heavens! Let any clergyman try to preach the Truth from its very stronghold, the pulpit, and they would ride him out of his church on his own pulpit bannister.
Herman Melville

There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman' who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman and need not commit himself to any religious belief.
Evelyn Waugh

There is not in the universe a more ridiculous, nor a more contemptible animal, than a proud clergyman.
Henry Fielding
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Clergyman Translations

clergyman in Dutch is geestelijke
clergyman in German is Geistlicher
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