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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Ecclesiastical One of the lower grades of the priesthood or ministry in some Christian churches, now consisting of lectors and acolytes in the Western church and of lectors and cantors in the Eastern. Often used in the plural.

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