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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An Episcopal officer who helps a parish priest with secular matters.

Usage examples (27)
  • It reveals unsuspected beauties in the simple "churchwarden," or "yard of clay":
  • He understood nothing of what the fat man had said, but he caught the word "churchwarden," and remembered it.
  • "churchwarden" or "yard of clay" which was not in vogue till the early years of the nineteenth century.
  • The secretary, M. Andre Desvanneaux, churchwarden of Ste. for more
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