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layman

noun amateur, civilian, laic, nonprofessional, nonspecialist, one who has no specialized training, unnkilled practitioner, untrained person
Associated concepts: lay witness
See also: amateur

LAYMAN, eccl. law. One who is not an ecclesiastic nor a clergyman.

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we do not even know what it is about," said a Coptic layman who is responsible for a charitable society that serves around 60 Coptic women.
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A layman, he holds a doctorate in economics from Iowa State University.
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Atkinson should have had a hattrick, the upright denying her and also keeping out another effort from Kate Layman.
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Naked Randy Layman, far right, must play solo a lot.
THE LAYMAN LEARNED that yaw, pitch, and roll (page 38) are measurements used in projection technology.