Deanery

Deanery
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  • Deanery — Dean er*y, n.; pl. {Deaneries}. 1. The office or the revenue of a dean. See the Note under {Benefice}, n., 3. [1913 Webster] 2. The residence of a dean. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. The territorial jurisdiction of a dean. [1913 Webster] Each… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deanery — [dēn′ər ē] n. pl. deaneries 1. the position, authority, or jurisdiction of a dean 2. the official residence of a dean …   English World dictionary

  • Deanery — For deaneries in the UK National Health Service, see Deanery (NHS). A Deanery (or decanate) is an ecclesiastical entity in both the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England. A deanery is either the jurisdiction or residence of a Dean.… …   Wikipedia

  • deanery — UK [ˈdiːnərɪ] / US [ˈdɪnərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms deanery : singular deanery plural deaneries 1) the area that the dean of a church has authority over 2) the house of the dean of a church …   English dictionary

  • Deanery — a group of parishes forming a subdivision of an archdeaconry; also referred to as a rural deanery …   Medieval glossary

  • deanery — dean ► NOUN 1) the head of a cathedral chapter. 2) the head of a university faculty or department or of a medical school. 3) a college officer with a disciplinary and advisory role. DERIVATIVES deanery noun. ORIGIN Old French deien, from Latin… …   English terms dictionary

  • Deanery High School — Motto Valuing the past, improving the present, founding the future Type Secondary School Religion Church of England Specialism Technology Location Frog Lane Wigan …   Wikipedia

  • Deanery of Christianity (Exeter) — For the deanery of the same name in the Diocese of Lincoln, see Deanery of Christianity (Lincoln). The Deanery of Christianity is a deanery in the Archdeaconry of Exeter, Diocese of Exeter. This deanery covers most of the city of Exeter. It takes …   Wikipedia

  • Deanery of Hartland — The Deanery of Hartland represents the Church of England in the north west corner of Devon, within the Archdeaconry of Barnstaple and the Diocese of Exeter. Rural Dean of Hartland: The Reverend Andrew Richardson Contents 1 Benefice of Hartland… …   Wikipedia

  • Deanery of Cadbury — The Deanery of Cadbury represents the Church of England in mid Devon, within the Archdeaconry of Exeter and the Diocese of Exeter. Rural Dean: The Reverend Douglas Dettmer Contents 1 United Benefice of Crediton and Shobrooke with Sandford and… …   Wikipedia

  • Deanery of Barnstaple — Rural Dean: The Reverend Giles King Smith Contents 1 Benefice of Barnstaple Team Ministry 2 Benefice of Braunton (St Brannock) with Saunton (St Anne) 3 Benefice of Fremington (St Peter) with Bickington (St Andrew) …   Wikipedia

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