protectory


pro·tec·to·ry

noun \-ˈtek-t(ə-)rē\
plural pro·tec·to·ries

Definition of PROTECTORY

:  an institution for the protection and care of usually homeless or delinquent children

First Known Use of PROTECTORY

1885

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