[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 Words for clergywomanchaplain, cleric, clerical, divine, ecclesiastic, minister, parson, priest, churchwoman, reverend
Examples from the Web for clergywoman
Historical Examples of 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
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