Definition of Deaconries

1. Noun. (plural of deaconry) ¹



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Definition of Deaconries

1. deaconry [n] - See also: deaconry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deaconries

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deacetyltransferase
deacidification
deacidifications
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deaconed
deaconess
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deaconesses
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deaconries (current term)
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deacquisition
deacquisitions
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Literary usage of Deaconries

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1. The Christian Examiner (1847)
"The churches are united into deaconries, over each of which there is a Deacon, a Notary, and two or more lay-Curators. The clergymen, schoolmasters ..."

2. Historical Notices of Scotish Affairs: Selected from the Manuscripts of Sir by David Laing (1848)
"... and moulded into 14 deaconries ; the reft of the trades then in being ware ... but ware brought under luch and fuch deaconries, to which they boor the ..."

3. Unitarianism Exhibited in Its Actual Condition: Consisting of Essays by by John Relly Beard, British and Foreign Unitarian Association (1846)
"The Churches are united into deaconries, over each of which there is a Deacon, a Notary, and two or more lay-Curators. The Clergymen, Schoolmasters ..."

4. The Lives of the Popes in the Early Middle Ages by Horace Kinder Mann, Johannes Hollnsteiner (1903)
"From the letters of Gregory the Great,2 it is clear that there were deaconries not only in Rome but in other cities as well, and that their object was to ..."

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