clergy (part of speech: noun)
monk, pastor, abbess, pilgrim, minister, reverend, cleric, chaplain, archdeacon, ecclesiastic, novice, curate, father, friar, prioress, prelate, evangelist, canon, vicar, sister, clergyman, abbot, rector, archbishop, bishop, archpriest, priest, missionary, preacher, cardinal, canoness, nun, brother, pope
different time (part of speech: adjective)
- Filippo's hungry eyes were immediately fixed on a piece of bread which lay upon the table, and the kindly prior smiled as he nodded his head towards it. - "Knights of Art Stories of the Italian Painters", Amy Steedman.
- Moreover, the various attempts to reform or to suppress the monasteries prior to Henry's time show he was simply carrying out what, in a small way, had been attempted before. - "A Short History of Monks and Monasteries", Alfred Wesley Wishart.
- There is no good ground for the statement made in reference to that class of vows, that " they are merely arbitrary, prior to the making of them." - "The Ordinance of Covenanting", John Cunningham.