canonry

canonry

[kan-uhn-ree]
noun, plural canonries.
the office or benefice of a canon.

Origin:
1475–85; canon2 + -ry

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canonry (ˈkænənrɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
1.  the office, benefice, or status of a canon
2.  canons collectively
 
[C15: from canon² + -ry]

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