archdeaconry

[ahrch-dee-kuh n-ree]

Origin of archdeaconry

First recorded in 1545–55; archdeacon + -ry
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archdeaconry

noun plural -ries
  1. the office, rank, or duties of an archdeacon
  2. the residence of an archdeacon
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