Strawberry Preachers

So Latimer called the non-resident country clergy, because they strayed from their parishes, to which they returned only once a year. (Anglo-Saxon, streowan, to stray.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Related Content