canonry

[ kan-uhn-ree ]
/ ˈkæn ən ri /

noun, plural can·on·ries.

the office or benefice of a canon.

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Origin of canonry

First recorded in 1475–85; canon2 + -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for canonry

canonry
/ (ˈkænənrɪ) /

noun plural -ries

the office, benefice, or status of a canon
canons collectively

Word Origin for canonry

C15: from canon ² + -ry
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