What does the word confessor mean?

Usage examples for confessor

  1. For a moment Barbara's listener studied her thoughtfully, then he said: " I'm immensely flattered that you like me well enough to make me your confessor. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  2. Let me, then, be your confessor! – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  3. Will you forgive me if I remind you that you are my lawyer, Mr. Sedley, not my chaplain nor my confessor? – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever