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Church of Christ, Scientist the official name of the church of Christian Science.
Church of England the national church of England, which is Catholic in form but incorporates some Protestant beliefs and is independent of the papacy.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints the official name of the Mormon Church.
churchwarden in the Anglican Church, a lay officer who manages the secular or legal affairs of the church. [3 definitions]
churchwoman a female member of the clergy. [2 definitions]
churchyard the grounds surrounding a church, often used as a cemetery.
churl a rude or vulgar person. [3 definitions]
churlish rude or vulgar in behavior or manner. [3 definitions]
churn an apparatus in which cream or milk is beaten or agitated to form butter. [6 definitions]
churn out to produce or manufacture rapidly or in large quantity.
churr to make a trilling or whirring sound. [2 definitions]
chute1 a sloped trough or channel down which things may slide in order to transport them. [4 definitions]
chute2 a steep or narrow slope, as for skiing or tobogganing.
chute3 (informal) a parachute. [3 definitions]
chutney a spicy sauce or relish of East Indian origin made with fruits and herbs.
chutzpah sheer audacity or gutsiness; utter nerve.
chyle a light-colored fluid containing emulsified fat that is formed from chyme in the small intestine and that is absorbed by the lacteals and passed into the bloodstream.
chyme the semifluid thick mass that is the product of the partial digestion of food in the stomach and that passes into the small intestine.
CIA abbreviation of "Central Intelligence Agency," a U.S. agency of the federal government that oversees intelligence operations outside of the country.
ciao (Italian) used as an expression of greeting or farewell.
ciborium the permanent canopy above an altar. [2 definitions]