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a member of the clergy, especially a chaplain of the armed forces.
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Origin of sky pilot
First recorded in 1880–85
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How to use sky pilot in a sentence
All of us have deep in our hearts love, veneration and respect for the sky-pilot—chaplain, if you would rather call him so.Private Peat|Harold R. Peat
His gang kills; but when they kill under The Sky Pilot they do it so cleverly that no trace of the crime remains.
Always behind him he expected the sudden onslaught of the bearded, blear-eyed followers of The Sky Pilot.
But call him "sky-pilot" and he starts up like Macbeth at the ghost of Banquo, exclaiming "Come in any other form but that!"
Let us first notice a great difference between the sea pilot and the sky pilot.
British Dictionary definitions for sky pilot
slang a chaplain in one of the military services
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