Definition of Deaconry

1. n. See Deaconship.



Definition of Deaconry

1. Noun. deaconship ¹

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Definition of Deaconry

1. a clerical office [n -RIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Deaconry

deacetyltransferase
deacidification
deacidifications
deacidified
deacidifies
deacidify
deacidifying
deacon
deaconed
deaconess
deaconess-house
deaconesses
deaconhood
deaconing
deaconries
deaconry (current term)
deacons
deaconship
deaconships
deacquisition
deacquisitions
deactivate
deactivated
deactivates
deactivating
deactivation
deactivations
deactivator
deactivators
deacyl

Literary usage of Deaconry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Genealogical Gleanings in England by Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters, New England Historic Genealogical Society (1888)
"225) is given " A Rolle of the several Armors and furniture with theire names of the clergie within the Arch deaconry of Lewes and Deanery of South Mailing ..."

2. Directions to Church-wardens for the Faithful Discharge of Their Duty: With by Humphrey Prideaux (1805)
"... A Circular Letter to the Clergy of the Arch- deaconry of Suffolk. MY WORTHY BRETHREN, "ALTHOUGH it hath been my constant practice in all my visitations ..."

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