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churchly

[ church-lee ]
/ ˈtʃɜrtʃ li /
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adjective

of or appropriate for the church or a church; ecclesiastical: churchly vestments.

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Origin of churchly

before 900; Old English ciriclīc, equivalent to ciricechurch + -līc-ly

OTHER WORDS FROM churchly

church·li·ness, nounun·church·ly, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for churchly

churchly
/ (ˈtʃɜːtʃlɪ) /

adjective

appropriate to, associated with, or suggestive of church life and customs

Derived forms of churchly

churchliness, noun
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