noun, plural dean·er·ies.
Examples from the Web for deanery
He went down to Brotherton to bring his wife up to London, but met her at the deanery, refusing to go to the house.Is He Popenjoy?|Anthony Trollope
Swift was breathing "Bœotian air" in his deanery, and St. John was "confined to foreign climates" for very sufficient reasons.Alexander Pope|Leslie Stephen
A museum, deanery, and a cattle-market are building at York.
Had he intended to marry her, would he not have found a home for her at the deanery?The Eustace Diamonds|Anthony Trollope
In October of this year he was promoted to the deanery of Peterborough.