canonry

noun

can·​on·​ry ˈka-nən-rē How to pronounce canonry (audio)
plural canonries
: the office of a canon
also : the endowment that financially supports a canon

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of canonry was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Canonry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canonry. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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