Definition of Presbyter

1. Noun. An elder in the Presbyterian Church.

Generic synonyms: Elder



Definition of Presbyter

1. n. An elder in the early Christian church. See 2d Citation under Bishop, n., 1.

Definition of Presbyter

1. Noun. A priest in various churches. ¹

2. Noun. An elder of the Presbyterian church. ¹

3. Noun. An elder of the congregation in early Christianity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Presbyter

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Literary usage of Presbyter

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1. Journal of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the Protestant by Episcopal Church Diocese of Indiana. Convention, Episcopal Church (1871)
"And, finally, I have myself deposed Warren N. Dunham, presbyter, ... Richard Totten, presbyter, to Easton. The Rev. Richard Brass, presbyter, to Michigan. ..."

2. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts (1869)
"Dioscorus, presbyter, in like manner. Dionysius, presbyter, in like manner. ... Ingenius, presbyter, in like Dioscorus, presbyter. manner. ..."

3. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises by William Cushing (1888)
"presbyter of the Church of England, A. William Currie. A sermon, in Radnor church . ... presbyter of the Episcopal Church In Scotland, A. John Tarry. ..."

4. Initials and Pseudonyms: A Dictionary of Literary Disguises by William Cushing (1888)
"presbyter of the Church of England, A. Nathaniel Marshall. ... presbyter of the Episcopal Church In Edinburgh, A. Charles fini/lies Ter- rot, DD Reasons for ..."

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