Clas"sis (?), n.; pl. Classes (#). [L. See Class, n.]


A class or order; sort; kind.


His opinion of that classis of men. Clarendon.

2. Eccl.

An ecclesiastical body or judicatry in certain churches, as the Reformed Dutch. It is intermediate between the consistory and the synod, and corresponds to the presbutery in the Presbuterian church.


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