Parson

In the pre-Reformation church, a parson is the priest of an independent parish church, that is, a parish church not under the control of a larger ecclesiastical or monastic organization. In other words, a parsons rules all churches. The term is similar to rector and is in contrast to a vicar, a cleric whose revenue is usually, at least partially, ...
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Parson

• (n.) Any clergyman having ecclesiastical preferment; one who is in orders, or is licensed to preach; a preacher. • (n.) A person who represents a parish in its ecclesiastical and corporate capacities; hence, the rector or incumbent of a parochial church, who has full possession of all the rights thereof, with the cure of souls.Parson: w...
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parson

1. A person who represents a parish in its ecclesiastical and corporate capacities; hence, the rector or incumbent of a parochial church, who has full possession of all the rights thereof, with the cure of souls. ... 2. Any clergyman having ecclesiastical preferment; one who is in orders, or is licensed to preach; a preacher. 'He hears the parson p...
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Parson

Par'son noun [ Middle English persone person, parson, Old French persone , French personne person, Late Latin persona (sc. ecclesiae ), from Latin persona a person. See Person .] 1. (Eng. Eccl. Law) A person who represents a parish in i...
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Parson

Someone who acts as a priest to a group of people, such as soldiers, who do not have a fixed parish.
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