Origin of chaplain
OTHER WORDS FROM chaplainchap·lain·cy, chap·lain·ship, chap·lain·ry, noun
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How to use chaplain in a sentence
At one point, he also worked as a chaplain at the Jessup Correctional Institution.Frank Anderson, 87, cared passionately about feeding the homeless in D.C.|Dana Hedgpeth|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
“I’m hungry,” Gomez told the chaplain, who returned with food, a hat and gloves.
It gives me a chance to be a chaplain and to really hear them.
Less than two weeks later, a prison chaplain called on May 2 to tell her Coley had died.Coronavirus is hitting prisons and jails hard—1 in 5 inmates has had COVID, and 1,700 have died|Bernhard Warner|December 18, 2020|Fortune
Guest chaplains welcome the opportunity to address cable TV viewers.Praying for the politicians: A new book recounts the history of rabbis in the Capitol|John Kelly|December 9, 2020|Washington Post
Bratton now announced that he was appointing Ramos an honorary chaplain at the 84th Precinct where he was assigned.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos|Michael Daly|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He hoped also to be a chaplain through his local church, and he was nearing the end of his formal training.
Davis is a former chaplain and associate professor of religion at Skidmore College.
A PAPD chaplain said a prayer and the three honor guards folded the three flags as they would at a triple burial.
At a meeting, a chaplain said “Morale seems to be up… at least for those headed home.”How I’ll End the War: My First Week Back in Afghanistan|Nick Willard|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Padre Jose, who is the chaplain, is also the overseer of the estate; a combination of offices that I find is usual here.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Now the Chaplain pauses: he is comparing the number of the wooden block hanging outside the cell with that on the letter.
Past the tier of vacant cells, we ascend the stairway to the upper rotunda, on the left side of which is the Chaplain's office.
There are so many letters here—I'll slip among them into the large pocket—the Chaplain will not notice me.
The third, a young man, was confined for having volunteered as chaplain in a Union regiment.Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot|William Gannaway Brownlow