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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Classis \Clas"sis\, n.; pl. Classes. [L. See Class, n.] 1. A class or order; sort; kind. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] His opinion of that classis of men. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] 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 church. [1913 Webster]