provostry

noun prov·ost·ry \ˈprävə̇strē\

Definition of provostry

plural

-es

  1. 1 :  the office or authority of a provost of a cathedral or collegiate church

  2. 2a :  an ecclesiastical foundation (as a cathedral or collegiate church) b :  the revenue from such a foundation

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Origin and Etymology of provostry

Middle English provostrie, from provost, provest provost + -rie -ry — more at provost


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