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- •see the table of nobility
- •a person of odd or unconventional behavior.
- •a minister or priest; a cleric.
of Christian churches
in order of rank (highest first)
|-Autocephalous Orthodox Churches
|Archbishop, Primate, Metropolitan Bishop
||The chief bishop of a province
||See, Diocese, Bishopric
||Person ordained to perform specific religious rites and
||Member of the clergy engaged as an assistant to a parish
||Lay officer of the governing body
||Lay officer attending to church (diocesan) secular affairs
||Church and churchyard caretaker
||Attendant to the priest or deacon
- •a striptease artist; stripper
(=ecdysis: Gr. a stipping off; shedding skin)
- •a body type (somatotype) of person having a lean, slightly muscular body build
in which tissues derived from the embryonic ectoderm predominate.
- cf mesomorph,
- cf endomorph
- •one trained in teaching; a teacher.
- •a specialist in the theory and practice of education.
- •an administrator of a school or educational institution.
- •One who receives or benefits from an action: (e.g. address~)
- •One who possesses a certain thing: (e.g. mortgag~)
- •One performing a certain action: (e.g. absent~)
- cf -or
- cf -er
- •a suffix forming nouns meaning "person concerned with or engaged in",
(auctioneer, mountaineer, profiteer)
- •a suffix designating armed forces employing a particular armament,
- •used as a title of respect for men in Turkey, equivalent to sir.
- •a educated or respected man in the Middle East.
- •a specialist who seeks to increase the productivity of an
enterprise through improvements to operational or process efficiency.
- •an egocentric person (=devoted to one's own interests).
- •an egotist.
- •an adherent of egoism (=the ethical doctrine that self-interest is the just and proper motive for all human endeavor).
- •a conceited, boastful person.
- •a selfish, self-centered person.
- •an older person.
- •an older, influential member of a family.
- •eccl one of the governing officers of a church, often having
pastoral or teaching duties.
- •LDS a member of the higher order of the priesthood.
- elder statesman
- •a prominent, highly experienced elder person,
especially a retired official in an unofficial advisory role.
- •GB one who is legally qualified to vote in elections
for members of Parliament.
- •US a member of the Electoral College, chosen by the several states
to elect the President and Vice-President.
- •Knights ~: the four gentlemen appointed by the sheriff to serve as members
of a jury, and to elect the remaining members, in the process of trial
by "Grand Assize"
- •G formerly, one of the Princes entitled to take part in the election
of the Emperor.
- •one who leaves one country or region to settle in another,
usually with reference to the place of origin.
e.g. (e.g. ~ from England)
cf immigrant, migrant
- •one who has left one's native country, esp. for political reasons.
- •one who works for another in return for financial or other compensation.
- •an individual whose body type (somatotype) is characterized by a relative prominence of the abdomen and other soft body parts derived from the embrionic endodermal layer.
- cf ectomorph,
- cf mesomorph.
- •one employed to make a fair copy of a legal document
- •one who reproduces (e.g. a document) in a larger hand or format
- •mil. the lowest rank of commissioned infantry officer
- •dipl a messenger or representative, esp on a diplomatic mission
- envoy extraordinary
- •dipl a minister plenipotentiary,
ranking below ambassador and above chargé d'affairs.
- •suffix a person, animal or thing
that performs a specified action or activity.
(e.g. cobbl~), (e.g. execution~).
- •a person or thing that has a specified
attribute or form.
(e.g. comput~), (e.g. pok~)
- •a person concerned with a specified
thing or subject.
(e.g. hatt~), (e.g. geograph~).
- •a person belonging to a specified
place or group.
(e.g. villag~), (e.g. New York~).
- •G Designating hereditary nobles from courtesy titles,
- cf Kron-
- •A title of dignity below knight and above gentleman.
- •The title placed after the name of an attorney.
- •A title appended to a man's surname when no other form of address is used,
esp. in correspondence.
See the WikiPedia article.
- •Chief of the ewery
(=the office in a medieval household responsible for water and the vessels for drinking or washing of the person. The word comes from 'ewer', a sort of pitcher. This office was not responsible for laundry, which was handled by the offices of laundry and napery (table linen). The three offices did work closely together however, and could be concurrent in smaller household.) [WIKI]
- •(1) Water-bearing servant (2) Worker who brought and heated water for the nobles
- •one who performs or carries out, esp a skilled performer.
- •one who executes, esp one who puts a condemned person to death.
- •mil the officer second in command of a military unit smaller than a division.
- •nav the officer second in command of a naval unit, as aboard a ship;
- exec Also: XO
- •informal executive officer
- •a person appointed by a testator to carry out the terms of his or her will
- •eccl one empowered or trained to exorcise
(=to expel evil spirits by or as if by incantation, command or prayer)
- •one who has taken up residence in a foreign country.
- •one who has renounced one's native land.
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