/ (ˈklɛrɪkəlz) /
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the distinctive dress of a member of the clergy
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Words nearby clericals
clergywoman, cleric, clerical, clerical collar, clericalism, clericals, clerihew, clerisy, clerk, clerkess, clerkly
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How to use clericals in a sentence
In Spain he was regarded as the right arm of the ultra-clericals and a possible supporter of Carlism.
His enemies persistently insinuated that he was really returning to Spain to support the clericals actively.
The extreme clericals, led by Van der Noot, were opposed by the followers of the advocate Vonck.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
The death of this infamous Gaudry, just though it was, will unchain against our city the fury of the clericals.
Lola had coaxed the King back to sanity, and inflicted a signal defeat upon the clericals.Lola Montez|Edmund B. d'Auvergne