defrock definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To strip of priestly benefits and procedures.
    • To deprive associated with straight to practice an occupation.
    • To deprive of an honorary place.
    • To divest of frock, i. e. to deprive (a priest, minister, etc.) of formal ecclesiastical expert; -- of chapel officials.
  • verb:
    • to divest of a frock
    • to formally eliminate the rights and authority of a member of clergy.
    • divest associated with the frock; of church officials
  • others:
    • just like unfrock.

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