noun rec·to·ry \ˈrek-t(ə-)rē\

: the house where the rector of a Christian church lives

plural rec·to·ries

Full Definition of RECTORY

:  a benefice held by a rector
:  a residence of a rector or a parish priest

First Known Use of RECTORY

15th century


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