curacy

noun
cu·​ra·​cy | \ ˈkyu̇r-ə-sē How to pronounce curacy (audio) , ˈkyər-\
plural curacies

Definition of curacy

: the office or term of office of a curate

First Known Use of curacy

1682, in the meaning defined above

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