Who is parson Brown, and why are these people making a snowman that looks like him?
Step up to the office, examine the stock, take your pick, pay your money and drive to the parson.
For the sake of peace, Mr. Tolley, explained the parson determinedly.
I believe you are a parson in good earnest, you kiss so devoutly.
The policeman failed to observe the parson's hiding one leg behind the other.
The oppressors of the parson had been the oppressors of the squire.
parson, slapping his cards on the table in despair: "Are we playing at whist, or are we not?"
A parson might be bound by custom to keep a bull and a boar for the use of his parish.
Fact is, parson Lothrop wa'n't fond o' inter-ferin'; he was a master hand to slick things over.
They trusted to the parson and the clerk, who did their best with unfamiliar names.
late 12c., from Anglo-French and Old French persone "curate, parson, holder of Church office" (12c.), from Medieval Latin persona "parson" (see person). Ecclesiastical use is obscure; it might refer to the "person" legally holding church property, or it may be an abbreviation of persona ecclesiae "person of the church."