plural -es
: a church auxiliary organized to plan and execute benevolent work

Word History


Dorcas, Christian woman of Joppa celebrated in the early church for her good works (Acts 9:36) + English -try (as in deviltry)

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“Dorcastry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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