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Definition of Priest

Priest
Priest Priest, v. t. To ordain as priest.
priest
Presbyter Pres"by*ter, n. [L. an elder, fr. Gr. ?. See Priest.] 1. An elder in the early Christian church. See 2d Citation under Bishop, n., 1. 2. (Ch. of Eng. & Prot. Epis. Ch.) One ordained to the second order in the ministry; -- called also priest. I rather term the one sort presbyter than priest. --Hooker. New presbyter is but old priest writ large. --Milton. 3. (Presbyterian Ch.) A member of a presbytery whether lay or clerical. 4. A Presbyterian. [Obs.] --Hudibras.

Meaning of Priest from wikipedia

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