Rector



noun
1.
a member of the clergy in charge of a parish in the Protestant Episcopal Church.
2.
Roman Catholic Church. an ecclesiastic in charge of a college, religious house, or congregation.
3.
Anglican Church. a member of the clergy who has the charge of a parish with full possession of all its rights, tithes, etc.
4.
the head of certain universities, colleges, and schools.
noun
1.
(Church of England) a clergyman in charge of a parish in which, as its incumbent, he would formerly have been entitled to the whole of the tithes Compare vicar
2.
(RC Church) a cleric in charge of a college, religious house, or congregation
3.
(Episcopal Church, Scottish Episcopal Church) a clergyman in charge of a parish
4.
(mainly Brit) the head of certain schools or colleges
5.
(in Scotland) a high-ranking official in a university: now a public figure elected for three years by the students

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