Definition of Ecclesiastic. Meaning of Ecclesiastic. Synonyms of Ecclesiastic
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Definition of Ecclesiastic
EcclesiasticEcclesiastic Ec*cle`si*as"tic (?; 277), a. [L. ecclesiasticus,
Gr. ?, fr. ? an assembly of citizens called out by the crier;
also, the church, fr. ? called out, fr. ? to call out; ? out
+ ? to call. See Ex-, and Hale, v. t., Haul.]
Of or pertaining to the church. See Ecclesiastical.
``Ecclesiastic government.' --Swift.
Ecclesiastic Ec*cle`si*as"tic, n.
A person in holy orders, or consecrated to the service of the
church and the ministry of religion; a clergyman; a priest.
From a humble ecclesiastic, he was subsequently
preferred to the highest dignities of the church.
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