Churchly meaning

chûrchlē
Of or relating to a church.
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Appropriate for or suggestive of a church.
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Of or fit for a church.
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Belonging to a church.
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Pertaining to or relating to the church, its government, forms, or ceremonies; ecclesiastical.
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Devoted to, or inclined to attach great importance to, the order and ritual of a particular section of the Christian church.
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In accordance with ecclesiatical standards or ceremonies; appropriate for or befitting a church.

Churchly music.

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Characteristic of a church; churchy.
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Origin of churchly

  • From Middle English *chircheli, from Old English ċiriċlīċ (“ecclesiastical”), equivalent to church +‎ -ly. Cognate with Scots kirklyk, kirklike (“ecclesiastical”), Dutch kerkelijk (“ecclesiastic, ecclesiastical”), German kirchlich (“ecclesiastical, religious, ecclesiastic”), Swedish kyrklig (“ecclesiastical”). Compare also churchlike.

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