churchward

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A contraction of churchwarden, in turn from Old English cyrce weard a "churchwarden" or "sacristan".

Noun[edit]

churchward ‎(plural churchwards)

  1. (Christianity) Obsolete spelling of churchwarden
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Etymology 2[edit]

church +‎ -ward

Adverb[edit]

churchward ‎(not comparable)

  1. Towards a church.

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