churched


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churched

 (chûrcht)
adj.
Belonging to or participating in a church.
n. (used with a pl. verb)
People who belong to or participate in a church considered as a group. Often used with the.
References in classic literature ?
Decent burial was what Lisbeth had been thinking of for herself through years of thrift, with an indistinct expectation that she should know when she was being carried to the churchyard, followed by her husband and her sons; and now she felt as if the greatest work of her life were to be done in seeing that Thias was buried decently before her--under the white thorn, where once, in a dream, she had thought she lay in the coffin, yet all the while saw the sunshine above and smelt the white blossoms that were so thick upon the thorn the Sunday she went to be churched after Adam was born.