[ kurk-muh n; Scot. kirk-muh n ]
/ ˈkɜrk mən; Scot. ˈkɪrk mən /

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for kirkman

/ (ˈkɜːkmən, ˈkɪrk-) /

noun plural -men Scot

a member or strong upholder of the Kirk
a churchman; clergyman
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