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ecclesiast

(ɪˈkliːzɪəst)
n
1. (Bible) Old Testament the Book of Ecclesiasticus
2. (Bible) Old Testament the writer or composer of the Book of Ecclesiastes
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) another name for ecclesiastic
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who belongs to the Athenian Ecclesia
References in classic literature ?
They were vexed by the brazen law of the Ecclesiast that men die like the beasts of the field and their end is the same.
the fish that spawn there, the silver of your mouth's ecclesiast,
poor ecclesiast to boast in monologue of all he'd gathered as he
He was a celebrated ecclesiast who played a central role in resolving the Northern Ireland conflict.