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1(chaplain, vicar)cura masculine informal
- When I was in the Air Force, we called our chaplain a "Holy Joe."
- Now I am not painting John as a Holy Joe, it is just that the lad is sensible.
- Now do you really think that a Holy Mary would violate Gods Word?
- "He was a bit of a holy Joe, to be honest, but everyone liked him," said a contemporary at Trinity. "One of his best pals was the college chaplain."
2(religious person)beato masculine informalbeata feminine informal