noun, plural arch·dea·con·ries.
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The king set him to write on the subject, and he was rewarded with the Archdeaconry of Taunton.
While still only a deacon Becket received many ecclesiastical benefices, including the Archdeaconry of Canterbury.
He succeeded to the Archdeaconry upon the sudden decease of Archdeacon Pulteney in 1810.Great Ghost Stories|Various
The archdeaconry of Canterbury was worth 100 pounds of silver a-year.Life of Thomas Becket|Henry Hart Milman
Are the arrangements with reference to the Sabbath-day schools generally pretty good in your archdeaconry?Barchester Towers|Anthony Trollope