predicant


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predicant

(ˈprɛdɪkənt)
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) of or relating to preaching
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a member of a religious order founded for preaching, esp a Dominican
2. (Protestantism) a variant spelling of predikant
[C17: from Latin praedicāns preaching, from praedicāre to say publicly; see predicate]
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"In these gorgeous words this stagepulpit predicant doth inrolle or lift him selfe among those fidifragant Theologasters." (60)