parishioner

Part of speech: noun

a member of a parish

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Usage examples "parishioner":

  1. It was satisfactory to him that he could still trust his worthy young parishioner. - "Lore of Proserpine", Maurice Hewlett.
  2. I have a hundred hens and chickens about my yard; and not a parishioner catches a hare, a rabbit, or a trout but he brings it as an offering to me. - "Sterne", H.D. Traill.
  3. A voluntary rate was suggested, but met with no general response, one old parishioner announcing that she didn't intend " to pay no voluntary rate until she was obliged"! - "Grain and Chaff from an English Manor", Arthur H. Savory.