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kirk

 (kûrk)
n.
1. Scots A church.
2. Kirk Chiefly British The Presbyterian Church of Scotland. Used with the.

[Middle English, from Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice, church; see church.]

kirk

(kɜːk; Scottish kɪrk)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a Scot word for church
2. a Scottish church
[C12: from Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice church]

Kirk

(kɜːk; Scottish kɪrk)
n
(Protestantism) the Kirk informal the Presbyterian Church of Scotland

Kirk

(kɜːk)
n
(Biography) Norman. 1923–74, prime minister of New Zealand (1972–74)

kirk

(kɜrk, kɪrk)

n.
1. Chiefly Scot. a church.
2. the Kirk, the Church of Scotland (Presbyterian), as distinguished from the Church of England or the Scottish Episcopal Church.
[1150–1200; Middle English (north and Scots) < Old Norse kirkja church]
kirk′man, n., pl. -men.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kirk - a Scottish churchkirk - a Scottish church      
church building, church - a place for public (especially Christian) worship; "the church was empty"
Translations

kirk

[kɜːk] N (Scot) → iglesia f
the Kirkla Iglesia (Presbiteriana) de Escocia

kirk

n (Scot) → Kirche f; the Kirk die Presbyterianische Kirche Schottlands

kirk

[kɜːk] n (Scot) → chiesa
the Kirk la Chiesa presbiteriana scozzese
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Perhaps the most significant English response to the multiple Scottish rejection of its Declaration was a compilation of texts, formally gathered in a substantial single volume, entitled A Declaration of the Army of England, Upon their March into Scotland, as also a Letter of his Excellency the Lord Generall Cromwell, To the General Assembly of the Kirk of Scotland.
10) Cromwell invited the Scots to 'send as many of your Papers as you please amongst ours, they have free passage, I fear them not; what is of God in them, would it might be embraced and received;' A Declaration of the Army of England, upon their march into Scotland, as also, a Letter of his Excellency the Lord Generall Cromwell, to the Generall Assembly of the Kirk of Scotland (London, 1650), Wing / D636, pp.
Letter from Oliver Cromwell to the General Assembly of the Kirk of Scotland; or, in case of their not sitting, To the Commissioners of the Kirk of Scotland (Aug.