- reverberatory furnace,
- revere, paul,
- reverend mother,
Origin of reverend
Examples from the Web for reverend
For Paul, the thrill of breakfast with the Reverend, may be giving way to the taste of burnt toast.
This week the Church of England named the Reverend Libby Lane as its first female bishop.First Anglican Woman Bishop A Return to Christian Roots|Candida Moss|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Percy Heath, a merry fellow, specialized in leading the Reverend Professor Doctor astray and had a lot of fun with him.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Sharpton now visited Tupac in prison, the rapper told him that his jailhouse friend was not a big fan of the reverend.
One of the heroes calls Christianity a 'fairy tale'—and one of the villains is a reverend.‘True Detective’s’ Godless Universe: Is the HBO Show Anti-Christian?|Andrew Romano|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This reverend man had been bound as he descended from his carriage, and had remained bound ever since.The American Baron|James De Mille
"Oh, I say now," said the Reverend, hauling out his notebook.At Good Old Siwash|George Fitch
And the Reverend George Austen was a bit proud of his younger daughter.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14|Elbert Hubbard
Yea, worthy sir, but scarce befitting this reverend assembly.The Dove in the Eagle's Nest|Charlotte M. Yonge
The reverend gentleman, talking about violins, has reached one that once belonged to Ernst.How to Listen to Music, 7th ed.|Henry Edward Krehbiel
Word Origin for reverend
early 15c., "worthy of respect," from Middle French reverend, from Latin reverendus "(he who is) to be respected," gerundive of revereri (see reverence). As a form of address for clergymen, it is attested from late 15c.; earlier reverent (late 14c. in this sense). Abbreviation Rev. is attested from 1721, earlier Revd. (1690s). Very Reverend is used of deans, Right Reverend of bishops, Most Reverend of archbishops.
"clergyman," c.1500, from reverend (adj.).