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Kirk

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noun
  1. Grayson (Louis),1903–1997, U.S. educator: president of Columbia University 1953–68.
  2. a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for grayson kirk

kirk

noun
  1. a Scot word for church
  2. a Scottish church

Word Origin

C12: from Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice church

Kirk1

noun
  1. the Kirk informal the Presbyterian Church of Scotland

Kirk2

noun
  1. Norman. 1923–74, prime minister of New Zealand (1972–74)
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Word Origin and History for grayson kirk

kirk

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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