Results for deacon

Definitions of deacon:

part of speech: noun

In Episcopal and Catholic churches the order of clergy under priests: in some Presbyterian churches, an officer under the elders: in Scot. the master of an incoporated company.

part of speech: noun

An inferior or subordinate church officer; a man appointed to assist the minister and manage the material affairs of a church.

part of speech: noun

DEACONSHIP, DEACONRY.

part of speech: verb transitive

To read out, as a line of a psalm or hymn, before singing it.

part of speech: feminine

DEACONESS.

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