Definition of Priorate

1. n. The dignity, office, or government, of a prior.



Definition of Priorate

1. Noun. The dignity, office, or government of a prior. ¹

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Definition of Priorate

1. the office of a prior [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Priorate

printshops
printworker
printworkers
printworks
prion
prion protein
prionaemia
prionic
prions
prior
prior(a)
prior art
prior knowledge
prior probability
prior to
priorate (current term)
priorates
prioress
prioresses
priories
priorities
prioritisation
prioritisations
prioritise
prioritised
prioritises
prioritising
prioritizable
prioritization
prioritizations

Literary usage of Priorate

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1. Publications of the Surtees Society by Surtees Society (1863)
"It is also by itself on the great screen which divides the choir from the transepts. This was probably constructed (luring Smithson's priorate. ..."

2. Memorials of Old Whitby; Or, Historical Gleanings from Ancient Whitby Records by John Christopher Atkinson (1894)
"ADDITIONAL NOTES ON THE CHANGE OF THE priorate INTO AN ABBACY, AND INFERENTIAL MATTERS THEREWITH CONNECTED I HAVE spoken in the preceding section of the ..."

3. An Introduction to the Study of Dante by John Addington Symonds (1890)
"... Dante's Studies after the Death of Beatrice : his gradual Idealisation of her—(vi) The Beginning of Discord in Florence: Dante's priorate, Marriage, ..."

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