Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
A diplomatic officer sent to a foreign nation to represent his or her government, usually ranking below an ambassador
A monastic officer in charge of a priory or ranking next below the abbot of an abbey.
Sometimes, a pastor or other head priest
(Eastern Orthodox Ch.) The head of a monastery or of a number of monasteries
A person in a poorhouse
A monk of the Eastern Orthodox Church
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