动词过去式:priested 过去分词:priested 现在分词:priesting 第三人称单数:priests
1 person appointed to perform religious duties and ceremonies in the Christian Church, esp one who is between a deacon and a bishop in the Roman Catholic, Orthodox or Anglican Church (more usu called a clergyman in the Anglican Church) 基督教会的神职人员（尤指助祭或会吏以上主教以下者）; 司铎, 司祭, 教士, 牧师, 神甫, 神父（英国国教通常多称为clergyman）
*a parish priest 牧区牧师
* the ordination ofwomen priests 女司铎的授圣职仪式. Cf 参看 minister1 3,vicar.
2 (fem 阴性作 priestess / 5pri:stes; `pristIs/) person who performs religious ceremonies in a non-Christian religion （基督教会以外的）神职人员.
[Language: Old English;Origin: preost, from Late Latin presbyter, from Greek presbyteros 'older man, priest', from presbys 'old man']
someone who is specially trained to perform religious duties and ceremonies in the Christian church
a man with religious duties and responsibilities in some non-Christian religions
1. The priest was at his devotions. 牧师在祈祷。
2. The priest reproved people for not coming to church. 牧师责备那些不做礼拜的人.
3. The priest is chanting scriptures. 牧师在朗诵圣经。
4. The American high priest of solitude was Thoreau. 美国的独处高士是梭罗。
5. ----sometimes with the local priest (who was usually as poor as his parishioners), 有时同当地牧师 （他通常和他的教民一样穷）住在一起，
6. A minister or priest is considered a guardian of faith. 牧师和教士被认为是信仰的护卫者。
7. I am sure the priest himself cannot say such beautiful things as you do, though he lives in a three-storeyed house, and wears a gold ring on his little finger." 我相信，就连我们的牧师，尽管他住的是三层楼房，小手指上带着