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RC Church the four lower degrees of holy orders, namely porter, exorcist, lector, and acolyteCompare major orders
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Words nearby minor orders
minor key, minor league, minor leaguer, minor mode, minor order, minor orders, minor party, minor penalty, minor piece, minor planet, minor premise
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How to use minor orders in a sentence
He was followed in 1716 by M. Jean Jacques Talbot, a cleric in minor orders, who taught for about forty years.Montreal 1535-1914 under the French Rgime|William Henry Atherton
In January he had been made (while yet in minor orders) chaplain of the lady-chapel in the parish church at Rheims.Talleyrand|Joseph McCabe
He received the tonsure and the minor orders at the age of seventeen.La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West|Francis Parkman
The vicars choral either now or later had dwindled down to six, and seem to have been only in minor orders.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of St. Paul|Arthur Dimock
There were also some minor orders of friars, who do not need a detailed description.Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages|Edward Lewes Cutts