Ec*cle`si*as"tic , Haul.]

Of or pertaining to the church. See Ecclesiastical.

"Ecclesiastic government."



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Ec*cle`si*as"tic, n.

A person in holy orders, or consecrated to the service of the church and the ministry of religion; a clergyman; a priest.

From a humble ecclesiastic, he was subsequently preferred to the highest dignities of the church. Prescott.


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