Definition of "unfrocking" [unfrocking]

  • Present participle of unfrock. (verb)

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Use "unfrocking" in a sentence
  • "It is not the unfrocking of a priest, the unmitring of a bishop, and the removing him from off the presbyterian shoulders, that will make us a happy nation."
  • "Henry said no reputable parson would keep a Ouija board in the house; it was grounds for unfrocking."
  • "To us this conduct on the part of a prelate is scandalous beyond words; that it was scandalous even then is obvious from the Pontiff's letter; but that it was scandalous in an infinitely lesser degree is no less obvious from the very fact that the Pontiff wrote that letter (and in such terms) instead of incontinently unfrocking the offender."
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