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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A clergyman or minister, usually in a Protestant church.

Usage examples (33)
  • I would rather have a wooden church with a splendid parson, than a splendid church with a wooden parson.
  • I am nothing but 'th' parson 'to these people, and' th 'parson' is one for whom they have little respect and no sympathy.
  • The parson was the Rev.Dr. Vyse, Rector of Lambeth.
  • 'Henry,' says she, 'the parson is the Lord's anointed. for more
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