[klur-jee-woo m-uh n]
- a female member of the clergy.
- a woman who is an ordained Christian minister.
Origin of clergywoman
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Related Wordschaplain, cleric, clerical, divine, ecclesiastic, minister, parson, priest, churchwoman, reverend
Examples from the Web for clergywoman
He resisted but little, for his parish needed a clergywoman sadly.The Incomplete Amorist
She seemed to have been at the inn with the clergywoman, and was telling the tinker-mother the result.Brothers of Pity and Other Tales of Beasts and Men
Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
- a female member of the clergyGender-neutral form: vicar, priest
Word Origin and History for clergywoman
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper