vicarage

noun
vic·ar·age | \ ˈvi-k(ə-)rij \

Definition of vicarage 

1 : the benefice of a vicar

2 : the house of a vicar

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Her novels sketch a circumscribed scene whose anchors were the church and the vicarage, and the busy, decent Englishmen and -women (more women) who shuffled between the two. Matthew Schneier, New York Times, "In Praise of Barbara Pym," 24 Aug. 2017 Ms. Saward was 21 when members of an armed gang broke into the West London vicarage used by her father, an Anglican priest, and her family. Ceylan Yeginsu, New York Times, "Jill Saward, Advocate for Victims of Sexual Assault, Dies at 51," 6 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of vicarage

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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vicarage

noun

English Language Learners Definition of vicarage

: a vicar's home

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