This priest is a member of the clergy. A clergyman or clergyperson.
The definition of a clergyman is a male priest, or a minister in the Christian church.
A male priest who gives sermons on Sundays is an example of a clergyman.
A man who is a member of the clergy.
- HENRY MELCHIOR MUHLENBERG (1711-1787), GermanAmerican Lutheran clergyman, was born in Einbeck, Hanover, on the 6th of September 1711.
- He was educated in a school at Jesmond, kept by Mr Ivison, a clergyman of the church of England.
- After partially fulfilling the duties of the office for one session, he wa.s led to resume the charge of St George's, the clergyman who had been chosen by the congregation as his successor having died before entering on his work.
- In that case a clergyman refused the communion 1 Stephen's Commentaries, bk.
- No rule of doctrine is to be ascribed to the church which is not distinctly and expressly stated or plainly involved in the written law of the Church, and where there is no rule, a clergyman may express his opinion without fear of penal consequences.