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[church-muh n] /ˈtʃɜrtʃ mən/

noun, plural churchmen.
an ecclesiastic; clergyman.
an adherent or active supporter of a .
British. a member of the Established Church.
noun (pl) -men
a clergyman
a male practising member of a church

mid-13c., from church (n.) + man (n.).


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