Kirk



[kurk; Scot. kirk] /kɜrk; Scot. kɪrk/

noun
1.
Chiefly Scot. and North England. a church.
2.
the Kirk, the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian), as distinguished from the Church of England or the Scottish Episcopal Church.
[kurk] /kɜrk/
noun
1.
Grayson (Louis) 1903–1997, U.S. educator: president of Columbia University 1953–68.
2.
a male given name.
/kɜːk; Scottish kɪrk/
noun
1.
a Scot word for church
2.
a Scottish church
/kɜːk; Scottish kɪrk/
noun
1.
(informal) the Kirk, the Presbyterian Church of Scotland
/kɜːk/
noun
1.
Norman. 1923–74, prime minister of New Zealand (1972–74)
n.

c.1200, northern England and Scottish dialectal form of church, from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse kirkja “church,” from Old English cirice (see church).

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