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CHURCH WARDEN. A Sussex name fora shag, or cormorant, probably
from its voracity.
- The Devil's Dictionary (Ambrose Bierce)



Church"ward`en (?), n. 1. One of the officers (usually two) in an Episcopal church, whose duties vary in different dioceses, but always include the provision of what is necessary for the communion service.

2. A clay tobacco pipe, with a long tube. [Slang, Eng.]

There was a small wooden table placed in front of the smoldering fire, with decanters, a jar of tobacco, and two long churchwardens.
W. Black.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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