Clergy (noun)

  1. The body of individuals, such as priests or ministers, who are set apart for religious service or the performance of religious functions.
  2. The collective body of priests, ministers, or other religious officials of a particular religion or denomination.
  3. Individuals trained and ordained to perform religious duties and lead religious congregations.

Origin:

The word 'clergy' comes from the late latin 'clericus' meaning 'cleric' or 'clergyman.'.

Examples:

  1. The clergy gathered for an important meeting.
  2. The clergy played a major role in the community's efforts to help the poor.
  3. The clergy was respected for its knowledge and wisdom.
  4. The clergy led the congregation in prayer.
  5. The clergy was seen as a source of comfort and guidance for many people.
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