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n. - A Roman Catholic priest who acts for another higher-ranking clergyman; (Church of England) a clergyman appointed to act as priest of a parish; (Episcopal Church) a clergyman in charge of a chapel.

Usage examples (31)
  • He was what they call a vicar general -- next job to the bishop, you know.
  • Two priests were then attached to it, one called the vicar, who was granted
  • He reminded Josiah Graves that parson meant person, that is, the vicar was the person of the parish.
  • "Disco vicar" is a similar phrase, and sufficiently widely used I'd be tempted to file it as "jargon" already. for more
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