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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Anglican Church) an ecclesiastical dignitary usually ranking just below a bishop.

Usage examples (31)
  • Born in a noble family, he became archdeacon of Tours in France, where his father was bishop.
  • Then he called his archdeacon and demanded him if he heard anything, and he said: Nay.
  • The archdeacon was a sound friend; but he was also a sound enemy.
  • Sometimes he is called archdeacon, or archpriest; in other places he is called the provost or dean. for more
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