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predikant

predicant

noun
  1. a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, esp in South Africa

Word Origin

from Dutch, from Old French predicant, from Late Latin praedicans preaching, from praedicāre to preach
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Historical Examples

  • Still, just in time, thanks be to your reverend father, the Predikant.

    The Ivory Child

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Ja, I have often heard the predikant talk of Calvinus—and preach about him too.

    Aletta

    Bertram Mitford

  • The predikant is not beside him, in compliance with his own wish.

    Aletta

    Bertram Mitford

  • You will assuredly be damned,” said the predikant, “and burn in hell.

  • “But that is folly and an impossibility,” said the predikant.