Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section V. Religious Affections
5. Religious Institutions

997. Laity.

   NOUN:LAITY, flock, fold, congregation, assembly, brethren, people; society [U. S.]; class [Meth.].
  LAYMAN, civilian [obs.], laic, parishioner, catechumen; secularist.
   VERB:LAICIZE, secularize.
   ADJECTIVE:SECULAR, lay, laic or laical, congregational, civil, temporal, profane.