- pertaining to or derived from an office, as a title.
- having a title or rank derived from an office, as a dignitary.
Origin of officiary
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These constituted the officiary and were members of the Foundry Quarterly Conference.
As a result, the officiary was reorganized, no longer as a camp meeting but as an Assembly Board.The Story of Chautauqua
Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
- a body of officials
- of, relating to, or derived from office
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