vestryman

Part of speech: noun

A member of a vestry.

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Usage examples "vestryman":

  1. He was the great- grandson of John Stiles, one of the first settlers of Bermuda in 1635, and the son of Daniel Stiles, of Port Royal Parish, a vestryman and warden of Port Royal Church and a member of the Assembly of Bermuda in 1723. Commerce between the American colonies and Bermuda and the West Indies was extensive, and Stiles' business prospered. - "The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia", Frank Cousins Phil M. Riley.
  2. " I quite agree with you," replied the rector, looking straight at his vestryman. - "The Inside of the Cup, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.