- an appointment to an ecclesiastical office.
- appointment by the pope to a see or benefice not yet vacant.
verb (used with object)
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Examples from the Web for provisioning
These are often used in monasteries, also in the provisioning of castles against a siege.Life on a Mediaeval Barony|William Stearns Davis
We talked on over the details of the provisioning and the defending of the Chemistry Building until the telephone died.The Scarlet Plague|Jack London
There will, therefore, be easily found within the country the means of provisioning a large number of workmen.
Here the vice-admiral spent many weeks, cleaning, provisioning, and coaling his ships and drilling his crews.The North Pacific|Willis Boyd Allen
He was too proud to write to the commodore by one of the provisioning ships, and ask for relief.Woven with the Ship|Cyrus Townsend Brady