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Name Term description
Name Preacher Term description

One who gives religious talks, in the open or in churches

Name Prebendary Term description

Official of pre-Reformation or Episcopal cathedral

Name Prebenter Term description

Official of pre-Reformation or Episcopal cathedral

Name Precenter Term description

Leader of singing in church

Name Precentor Term description

Leader of singing in church

Name Preceptor Term description

Teacher, instructor

Name Presbytery clerk Term description

1. Clerk to a presbytery (Church of Scotland court). 2. One who documents the business of an office.

Name Presenter Term description

Leader of singing in church

Name Presenter of signatures in the Court of Exchequer Term description

Leader of singing in church

Name Priest Term description

Ordained clergyman in pre-Reformation, Roman Catholic or Episcopalian church

Name Primare Term description

Principal of college or university

Name Primer Term description

Principal of college or university

Name Principal Term description

One in charge of university or college

Name Principal commissary Term description

Civil official of the commissary court

Name Principal of college Term description

One in charge of university or college

Name Print cutter Term description

One who makes printing blocks

Name Printer Term description

One who prints books, pictures, posters, etc.

Name Printseller Term description

One who sells topical cartoons and other pictures

Name Prior Term description

Head of a priory, religious house for men

Name Prioress Term description

Head of a priory, religious house for women

Name Privateer Term description

Commander of armed private vessel holding commission from government

Name Probationer Term description

A person who is licensed to preach, but is not yet ordained to a charge

Name Probationer minister Term description

Usually a Church of Scotland minister, who has obtained his Divinity degree, but is not yet ordained

Name Procurator Term description

Lawyer in the lower courts

Name Procurator-fiscal Term description

Public prosecutor