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  • noun Plural form of clerisy.


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  • The Bali stop brought Mr. Bush to the front lines of the terror war in Southeast Asia and face to face with Muslim clerisies who perceive the war on terrorism as a war on Islam.

    CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2003

  • The Popes always persecuted, with rancorous hatred, the national clerisies, the married clergy, and disliked the universities which grew out of the old monasteries.

    Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge


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