Definition of archdeacon:
clergy (part of speech: noun)
And this code could be eulogized by the classical Blackstone; whilst Paley, the archdeacon, could congratulate the readers of his Moral Philosophy on the fact, that torture to extort confessions had been excluded " from the mild and cautious system of penal jurisprudence established in this country!"- "Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland", Henry B. Stanton.
- "Autobiography of Anthony Trollope", Anthony Trollope.
- "The New Rector", Stanley J. Weyman.