Holy Joe

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Holy Joe

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a minister or chaplain
2. any sanctimonious or self-righteous person
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Noun1.Holy Joe - a chaplain in one of the military servicesHoly Joe - a chaplain in one of the military services
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
chaplain - a clergyman ministering to some institution
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References in classic literature ?
"Holy Mary!" cried Sancho, "what is this that has happened me?
"Now, Holy Mary aid me!" muttered he, as the other leaped at him, with a grin of rage upon his face.
Let us waken slowly to the wardrobe slipping its moorings, to the buoy music wire hangers make, to belongings and hand-me-downs setting sail, to Holy Marys, periwinkles, shells making themselves at home on our bedroom floor among hair strands, dust balls, shed skin, and accept from the hands of our one neighbor who crosses from the mainland in a light craft fashioned from sallies and the skin of a single cow, the leaves he claims grow there in abundance and passes out on the quay like tender.