Reverend

Pronunciations

reverend (REV-rend) listen

Definitions

  • n. Honorific for a mohel, generally one who is not also a rabbi

Example Sentences

  • "Rabbi Yablok carries with him a rich tradition from both his great-grandfather and namesake, as well as his wife's grandfather, Reverend Noah Wolff, who performed over 30,000 brisin in the greater Chicago area during his sixty year career." (source)

  • "The Seattle community was looking to the future, and the local mohel, Reverend Baronsky, was aging out of the job." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • English

Etymology

  • English reverend, a title for clergy member

    • Who Uses This

      • Other (please describe in Notes section)

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      reverend

Notes

  • Common in the United States before the 21st century

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