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kirkman

[ kurk-muhn; Scots kirk-muhn ]
/ ˈkɜrk mən; Scots ˈkɪrk mən /
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noun, plural kirk·men.Scot. and North England.
a member or follower of the Kirk.
a churchman.
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Origin of kirkman

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at kirk, -man
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British Dictionary definitions for kirkman

kirkman
/ (ˈkɜːkmən, ˈkɪrk-) /

noun plural -men Scot
a member or strong upholder of the Kirk
a churchman; clergyman
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