What does the word chaplain mean?

Usage examples for chaplain

  1. The Chaplain is taking some books from it. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  2. Villon was beside himself; he beat upon the door with his hands and feet, and shouted hoarsely after the chaplain. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  3. The sermon was on profanity, and the chaplain, after making all the observations and doing by mouth and action as much as he could to rid the regiment of the curse, sat down, credulous being, thinking he had settled the question for ever. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James