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Laic

adjective
1.
Characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy.  Synonyms: lay, secular.  "The lay ministry"






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... sincere but even a severe piety, had no other alternative, therefore, but engaging a chaplain; but this, after much consideration, she had resolved not to do. She was indeed her own chaplain, herself performing each day such parts of our morning and evening service whose celebration becomes a laic, and reading portions from the writings of those eminent divines who, from the Restoration to the conclusion of the last reign, have so eminently distinguished the communion of ...
— Venetia • Benjamin Disraeli



Words linked to "Laic" :   secular, lay, profane



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