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- adj. Obsolete form of ecclesiastic.
- n. Obsolete form of ecclesiastic.
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He was about seventy-seven years of age, a decent ecclesiastick, dressed in a full suit of black clothes, and a black wig.
Dr. Sacheverell's trial gave additional zest to the _dudgeon ecclesiastick_, and produced a shower of pamphlets.
He became the king's only favourite, and was by him advanced unto the helm of affairs; and then he set himself to ruin the church of God: for first, he got the king's supremacy in all causes civil and ecclesiastick, asserted by parliament; and then he got a set of wicked and profane bishops, like himself, again reinstated in the church.
The Magi were priests and philosophers among the Persians, intrusted with the government both civil and ecclesiastick, much addicted to the observation of the stars.