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canonicate

/ (kəˈnɒnɪˌkeɪt, -kɪt) /

noun

the office or rank of a canon; canonry

RELATED WORDS

priesthood, ministry, pastorate, cardinalate, rabbinate, conclave, prelacy, canonry, deaconry, diaconate

Nearby words

canonical, canonical age, canonical hour, canonically, canonicals, canonicate, canonicity, canonicus, canonist, canonization, canonize
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Examples from the Web for canonicate

  • However, he did return to take possession of his canonicate at Lombes, and to lose possession of his peace of mind.

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