Origin of ecclesiastic
Examples from the Web for ecclesiastics
Harps of this description are figured on the knees of ecclesiastics on several of our ancient stone crosses.An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800|Mary Frances Cusack
That ecclesiastics, like other persons, are entirely subject to the king.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
For Franks it is ordinarily fourteen dollars per head, unless they are ecclesiastics, for in that case it is but half so much.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.
The troops, accompanied by ecclesiastics who bore the banners of the cross, passed out at the gate of the Kremlin.The Empire of Russia|John S. C. Abbott
In 1414 a mixed tribunal of ecclesiastics and laymen was established to search out heretics and punish them.Folkways|William Graham Sumner