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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A female lay church official or subordinate minister.

Usage examples (28)
  • In the case of Phoebe, they usually translate it "deaconess".
  • Mission, is in all respects a synonym for "deaconess," as the name is understood in the large deaconess establishment at Mildmay.
  • The archbishop has �,000, the deaconess �0; and the
  • She was the aunt of the family and was what she called a deaconess. for more
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