curate (n.)
parish priest, parson
LLL V.i.107[Armado to Holofernes, of Nathaniel] the curate and yourself are good at ... sudden breaking out of mirth
TN IV.ii.2[Maria to Feste, of Malvolio] make him believe thou art Sir Topas the curate
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