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meanings of layman


  1. Lay-sister or lay-brother, person received into a convent of monks, following the vows, but not being member of the order.
  2. Someone who is not a professional in a given field.
  3. Layperson, someone who is not an ordained cleric or member of the clergy.
  4. A generally ignorant person.
  5. A common person.
  6. A person who is untrained or lacks knowledge of a subject.


  1. A surname​.

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