UNFROCK's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of unfrock
Definition:
v. strip a priest or minister of church authority; remove from status as member of clergy
Example:
To disbar a lawyer, to unfrock a priest, to suspend a doctor's license to practice-these are extreme steps that the authorities should take only after careful consideration.
Sentence in Classic:
Yet, mine honest Friar, I think it would be best both for the church and thyself, that I should procure a license to unfrock thee, and retain thee as a yeoman of our guard, serving in care of our person, as formerly in attendance upon the altar of Saint Dunstan.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Kuragin was to put her into a troyka he would have ready and to drive her forty miles to the village of Kamenka, where an unfrocked priest was in readiness to perform a marriage ceremony over them.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context