LAYMAN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LAYMAN
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 n.  someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person; generally ignorant person
Classic Sentence:
1  If Heaven bore with the whole nation of stiff-necked unbelievers for more years than a layman can number, we may endure the presence of one Jew for a few hours.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
2  I tell thee, friar, thou must lay down the rosary and take up the quarter-staff; we shall need every one of our merry men, whether clerk or layman.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
3  But when churchman and layman, prince and prior, knight and priest, come knocking to Isaac's door, they borrow not his shekels with these uncivil terms.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
4  Nor were they less careful to prevent any unhallowed layman from touching the pall, which, having been that used at the funeral of Saint Edmund, was liable to be desecrated, if handled by the profane.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
5  It does not please my reverence," answered the churchman, "that there should be such an animal as a drunken priest, or, if there were, that a layman should so speak him.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIII
Example Sentence:
1  Where the law is concerned, I'm only a layman.
2  The mere mention of the words "heart failure", can conjure up, to the layman, the prospect of imminent death.
3  To the layman all these plants look pretty similar.
4  The special terminology developed by some authorities in the field has done more to confuse the layman than to enlighten him.
5  His is just the layman's view of medicine.