- the jurisdiction, residence, or office of an archdeacon.
Origin of archdeaconry
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Examples from the Web for archdeaconry
The dignity of the Archdeaconry of Chichester was worth 38 3s.
In 1889 Tunbridge deanery was created in the archdeaconry of Maidstone.
This will was proved in the archdeaconry of Huntingdon, Sept. 18, 1724.George Cruikshank's Omnibus
The archdeaconry was divided again into rural deaneries, of which Kendal was one.
Our own part of it became the archdeaconry of Westmorland, under Carlisle.
- the office, rank, or duties of an archdeacon
- the residence of an archdeacon
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