Definition of Precentorial

1. [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Precentorial

precellence
precellency
precellent
precelling
precells
precellular
precels
precensor
precensored
precensoring
precensors
precent
precented
precenting
precentor
precentorial (current term)
precentors
precentorship
precentorships
precentour
precentral
precentral gyrus
precentrix
precents
precepit
precepits
precept
precepted
preceptial
precepting

Literary usage of Precentorial

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1. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1884)
"My predecessor in the precentorial office was one day attending a service in a district which had been very sorely visited. The Gregorian music was used, ..."

2. The English Review (1846)
"... and so the last century of precentorial ignorance and incompetency was in this practical age the argument for their virtual extinction. ..."

3. Memoirs of a New England Village Choir: With Occasional Reflections by Samuel Gilman (1829)
"There are many of the thorough-bred sons- of New England, whose perseverance it takes much greater discouragements to daunt than befel the precentorial ..."

4. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole, Peter Cunningham (1891)
"... this short and dull scrawl for full payment of all the long and most entertaining letters we have received from yon during our precentorial Residence, ..."

5. Glinka by Montagu Montagu-Nathan (1917)
"In the introductory peasants' chorus there is a specimen of the traditional method of performing Russian folk-song, in which a precentorial function is ..."

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