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canonry

[kan-uh n-ree] /ˈkæn ən ri/
noun, plural canonries.
1.
the office or benefice of a canon.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85; canon2 + -ry
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canonry

/ˈkænənrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
the office, benefice, or status of a canon
2.
canons collectively
Word Origin
C15: from canon² + -ry
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