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churchly Line breaks: church¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃəːtʃli/

Definition of churchly in English:

adjective

Of or relating to the Christian Church; ecclesiastical: views about biblical and churchly authority an exquisite album of churchly, ambient songs
More example sentences
  • Once I do get to leave the day job, I usually head to the church job, or do churchly duties at home.
  • His writing turns surprisingly dry and stiff, describing confessional theology essentially as a debating tournament about churchly forms.
  • Meanwhile on the churchly front, he served as canonical counselor and defender of the first Episcopal women priests irregularly ordained.

Origin

Old English circlic, cyrclic, from church.

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