from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of the clergy.
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- n. A clergy member.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A clerk, a clergyman.
- adj. Same as clerical.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A clerk; a clergyman or scholar.
- Same as clerical, 1.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a clergyman or other person in religious orders
Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, himself a Catholic, said on Friday that he regretted what he described as the cleric's deeply conservative attitude.
The Yemeni official said that while more than one source has indicated that al-Awlaki blessed this operation, the cleric is not believed to be involved in the operational planning.
Just as soon as another Iran cleric is caught with his pants down.
The American cleric is believed to be living in Yemen, where U.S. authorities claim he is leading a branch of al-Qaida.
While i am no fan of Rick Warren, your analogy to the “elevation” of an Iranian cleric is just off base.
The moocher cleric is due for a government angioplasty — no doubt because he clogged his arteries eating well in the land he would destroy.
After all of the troops have come home, a powerful cleric is ruling Iraq with a theocratic government and Bush has been retired to his ranch by an angry electorate, the president's closest friend will be undaunted.
The word cleric (Lat., clericus from clerus) is derived from the
Graffiti on Bara Masjid Road in Mathbaria says "women are forbidden on this road" and a retired soldier and self-styled "cleric" - one Abdus Sattar - has been guarding the area with a stick for a month.
Elsewhere, two Syrian parliamentarians and the top cleric from a southern town resigned in protest over the government's handling of antiregime protests.