Origin of catechist
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Though too young to be ordained, he assisted Mr. Johnson as a catechist and schoolmaster at Fairfield.The Loyalists of Massachusetts|James H. Stark
He is the creator of all things, and a pure spirit, answered the Christian catechist.
In 1741, when the catechist left the island, she made him bearer of letters to her law-agent, Hope of Rankeillor.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland|Daniel Turner Holmes
“Jupiter is longsuffering to the benighted,” returned the catechist.Fables|Robert Louis Stevenson
Let me add to this Archdeacon Bather's account of how he became a catechist.The Sabbath-School Index|Richard Gay Pardee
1560s, from Church Latin catechista, from Greek katekhistes "one who catechizes," from katekhizein "to teach orally" (see catechize). Related: Catechistic; catechistical.