Definition of Parson Woodforde from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Parson Woodforde

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James Woodforde (1740-1803) an English parson (= a priest of the Church of England). He wrote a diary (= a book, usually written every day, recording one's experiences and thoughts) that describes his life over many years in a village in Norfolk. It was published later (1924-31) as The Diary of a Country Parson.