clerisy definition

  • noun:
    • Educated folks regarded as an organization; the literati.
    • at the very top band of intellectuals; learned men and women, the literati.
    • The clergy, or their views, as opposed to the laity.
    • The literati, or well-educated class.
    • The clergy, or their particular viewpoints, instead of the laity.
    • The clergy, as distinguished from the laity.
    • A body of clerks or learned guys; the literati.
    • an informed and intellectual elite

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