noun (plural clergywomen)
A female priest, minister, or religious leader, especially a Christian one.
- The preacher of the day on Tuesday was a prominent Methodist clergywoman.
- The Reverend Pinkerton of the Forest of Dean, a rural clergywoman, meticulously gathered all the offical reports.
- It is quite lonely being one of the only clergywoman and you notice it more when you are the only woman in a room full of male clergy.
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