canonry

noun
can·​on·​ry | \ ˈka-nən-rē How to pronounce canonry (audio) \
plural canonries

Definition of canonry

: the office of a canon also : the endowment that financially supports a canon

First Known Use of canonry

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Canonry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/canonry. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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