rectory

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noun rec·to·ry \ˈrek-t(ə-)rē\

Definition of rectory

plural

rectories

  1. 1 :  a benefice held by a rector

  2. 2 :  a residence of a rector or a parish priest

15th Century

First Known Use of rectory

15th century


RECTORY Defined for English Language Learners

rectory

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noun rec·to·ry \ˈrek-t(ə-)rē\

Definition of rectory for English Language Learners

  • : the house where the rector of a Christian church lives


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