|part of speech:
||in the Anglican Church, a parish priest who receives a salary but not the tithes of the parish, or who acts in place of a rector.
||in the U.S. Episcopalian Church, a clergyman in charge of a parish chapel.
||in the Roman Catholic Church, a clergyman who represents or performs the functions of another such as a bishop.
||clergy, clergyman, clerical, minister
||vicarly (adv.), vicarship (n.)