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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Very Reverend /ˈvɛri-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ver·y a. [Compar. Verier superl. Veriest.]  True; real; actual; veritable.
    Whether thou be my very son Esau or not.   --Gen. xxvii. 21.
    He that covereth a transgression seeketh love; but he that repeateth a matter separateth very friends.   --Prov. xvii. 9.
    The very essence of truth is plainness and brightness.   --Milton.
    I looked on the consideration of public service or public ornament to be real and very justice.   --Burke.
 Note:Very is sometimes used to make the word with which it is connected emphatic, and may then be paraphrased by same, self-same, itself, and the like. “The very hand, the very words.” --Shak. “The very rats instinctively have quit it.” --Shak. “Yea, there where very desolation dwells.” --Milton. Very is used occasionally in the comparative degree, and more frequently in the superlative. “Was not my lord the verier wag of the two?” --Shak. “The veriest hermit in the nation.” --Pope. “He had spoken the very truth, and transformed it into the veriest falsehood.” --Hawthorne.
 Very Reverend. See the Note under Reverend.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Very Reverend
      n : a title of respect for various ecclesiastical officials (as
          cathedral deans and canons and others)