[ dee-kuhn-ree ]
/ ˈdi kən ri /
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noun, plural dea·con·ries.
the office of a deacon.
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The good Kerkabon rather chose to see his nephew invested with military honors than in the sub-deaconry.Voltaire's Romances|Franois-Marie Arouet
British Dictionary definitions for deaconry
/ (ˈdiːkənrɪ) /
noun plural -ries
the office or status of a deacon
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