clergy (part of speech: noun)
novice, pilgrim, abbess, pope, missionary, reverend, curate, clergyman, archdeacon, evangelist, nun, ecclesiastic, friar, minister, prioress, priest, father, canon, vicar, sister, cleric, abbot, rector, archbishop, bishop, archpriest, prior, monk, prelate, chaplain, cardinal, pastor, brother, preacher
- Originally better educated than her Italian contemporaries, the ex- canoness of Mons, half- Flemish, half- German by family, French by training, and connected with England through her marriage with the Pretender, had the advantage of open doors upon several fields of culture. - "The Countess of Albany", Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee).
- One hundred and twelve years ago, and seventeen years before the great revolution which yawns, an almost impassable gulf, between us and the men and women of the past, a woman, a girl of nineteen, and a Canoness of Ste. - "The Countess of Albany", Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee).
- Without a pause I renewed my conversation with the canoness, not so much as looking around. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.