- parsley family,
- parsley fern,
- parsley piert,
- parson bird,
- parson's nose,
Origin of parson
Examples from the Web for parson
Who is Parson Brown, and why are these people making a snowman that looks like him?The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Step up to the office, examine the stock, take your pick, pay your money and drive to the parson.
She spoke of her weakness, and the parson drew out her moan.There and Back|George MacDonald
The parson never dreamed that any man could be afraid of him, except it were a liar, and he looked upon Rufus contemptuously.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
He had smelt the parson before, and wagged his tail faintly as he saw him.A Flat Iron for a Farthing|Juliana Horatia Ewing
I remember well, when quite a little lad, thinking old Parson McGruer's shearing a wonderful sight.Our Home in the Silver West|Gordon Stables
But there never would have been a parson among them but for the failure of the company in which Mr. Tudor's money was invested.Uncle Max|Rosa Nouchette Carey
Word Origin for parson
late 12c., from Anglo-French and Old French persone "curate, parson, holder of Church office" (12c.), from Medieval Latin persona "parson" (see person). Ecclesiastical use is obscure; it might refer to the "person" legally holding church property, or it may be an abbreviation of persona ecclesiae "person of the church."