Definition of Canonry

1. n. pl. A benefice or prebend in a cathedral or collegiate church; a right to a place in chapter and to a portion of its revenues; the dignity or emoluments of a canon.



Definition of Canonry

1. Noun. The office of a canon; a benefice or prebend in a cathedral or collegiate church. ¹

2. Noun. Canons considered as a group. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Canonry

1. a clerical office [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canonry

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canonry (current term)
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Literary usage of Canonry

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1. The Ecclesiastical Law by Richard Burn, Robert Phillimore (1842)
"... and the canonry thirdly vacant shall be filled minster, up ; and the two ... shall be suspended, and the then next vacant canonry shall be filled up; ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"In t he same year, on 18 Sept., he was nominated to a canonry in the collegiate church of Auckland, Durham (i'í. p. 367). On 27 Dec. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1873)
"... clerk, doctor in divinity, late prebendary of the pre- '• bend or canonry of South Grant ham, founded in the cathedral church of ..."

4. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1840)
"Canterbury, or of any canonry in the said Chapter of Ely which may be annexed to any Professorship in the University of Cambridge, or of the canonry in the ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Cresswell Cresswell (1828)
"The declaration does not describe the prebendary as seised of the advowson in right of tho prebend or canonry, or indeed as being seised of the advowson at ..."

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