noun, plural pri·o·ries.
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Callahan claims that within weeks of leaving the Priory, Moss “got back on drugs.”Sex, Drugs, and Kate Moss: Secrets of a Wild Supermodel|Tom Sykes|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
BH: Now tell me about the community of women you wrote and imagined in The Chalice—a priory of Dominican nuns.Historical Fiction: A Conversation Between Bruce Holsinger and Nancy Bilyeau|Nancy Bilyeau, Bruce Holsinger|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The novel begins with a statement: “FACT, the Priory of Sion—a European secret society founded in 1099—is a real organization.”Fact-Checking Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’: 10 Mistakes, False Statements, and Oversimplifications|Noah Charney|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Before buying the priory, the couple had rented a cottage nearby from the Duke of Marlborough on his Blenheim Palace estate.
The house, Burford Priory, is a largely Jacobean mansion, hidden from view by high walls.
“Restoration” was begun at first under the direction of Mr. Ferrey, who also restored Christchurch Priory.Bell's Cathedrals: A Short Account of Romsey Abbey|Thomas Perkins
The next morning she was found dead among the stakes of a mill dam on the stream called the Priory River.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
His luggage was following in a hand-cart, and he was taking the short cut through the Priory gardens.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
Ten years afterwards—1133—Henry founded the see of Carlisle, and the priory church became the cathedral.
There is no reason for doubting that the various buildings were handed over in good order at the dissolution of the priory.