archdeaconry

noun

arch·​dea·​con·​ry (ˌ)ärch-ˈdē-kən-rē How to pronounce archdeaconry (audio)
plural archdeaconries
: the district or residence of an archdeacon

Word History

First Known Use

1529, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of archdeaconry was in 1529

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“Archdeaconry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archdeaconry. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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