Definition of non-clergyable in English:

non-clergyable

adjective

Law
rare, historical
  • Of an offence: not admitting of a plea of benefit of clergy (and therefore disallowing an exemption or more lenient sentence); = unclergyable. Opposed to clergyable.

Origin

Early 19th century. From non- + clergyable.

Pronunciation

non-clergyable

/ˌnɒnˈkləːdʒɪəbl/