Origin of parson
Examples from the Web for parsons
Working in tech, Parsons is a leader in a field not known for its welcoming attitude toward women.What Happens to Women When Female Leaders Like Jill Abramson Get Fired?|Keli Goff|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She teaches at Parsons the New School for Design in New York City.
It's worth getting detailed estimates at several sites, Parsons said.Apple's iPhone Trade-in Program to Add Consumer Choice|CNBC|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The acting is top-notch, and Parsons has won a pair of Emmys for his turn as the witty, sarcastic Sheldon.Is Life Without CBS Really So Bad for Time Warner Customers?|Marlow Stern|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
On Sunday evening, news broke that John Galliano would teach a 3-day master-class series at Parsons, The New School for Design.Petition Filed Against John Galliano’s Parsons Class|Misty White Sidell|April 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As a general summary these words of Dr. Parsons will serve:—Diminution of offspring is a threefold gain to a species.Parenthood and Race Culture|Caleb Williams Saleeby
Leaving the Captain and the veteran as temporary guards, he sallied forth, followed by the lawyer and the two parsons.Two Knapsacks|John Campbell
Colonel Parsons nodded to her as she walked up the drive, and took off his spectacles.The Hero|William Somerset Maugham
The parsons have many creases in their surplices, and they shake a fresh ordinance out of every crease.Pretty Michal|Mr Jkai
Miss Parsons was suffering with sick headache, and she herself could not leave her.Interrupted|Pansy
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."