Churchwarden

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