||Clas"sis (?), n.; pl.
Classes (#). [L. See Class,
n.] 1. A class or order;
sort; kind. [Obs.]
His opinion of that classis of men.
2. (Eccl.) An ecclesiastical body
or judicatory in certain churches, as the Reformed Dutch. It is
intermediate between the consistory and the synod, and
corresponds to the presbytery in the Presbyterian