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[church-wawr-dn] /ˈtʃɜrtʃˌwɔr dn/

Anglican Church. a lay officer who looks after the secular affairs of the church, and who, in England, is the legal representative of the parish.
Episcopal Church. a lay church officer who, with other members of the vestry, is in charge of the temporal management of the parish.
a long-stemmed clay pipe for smoking.
(Church of England, Episcopal Church) one of two assistants of a parish priest who administer the secular affairs of the church
a long-stemmed tobacco pipe made of clay


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