The presbytery, or the rectory, was the chief guest-house in the land.
He recommended the appointment of an English bishop and a Scots' presbytery.
The pavement of this presbytery is worthy of particular attention.
If St. Mary's Church were large and imposing, the presbytery was old and diminutive.
In the draft, presbytery was described as the only government of Christs Church in this kingdom.
Such was the presbytery of Grey Town and its inmates in the days of which I am writing.
To-morrow we trust to be in Aberdour; and then we leave for the presbytery of Ellon.
The presbytery would be there in a body, and he wanted the ministers to see Helen.
I've handed in my resignation,' says he, 'and the presbytery will shortly send me to another field of usefulness.'
He was then licensed by the presbytery, and has been preaching the gospel ever since that time.
"part of a church reserved for the clergy," early 15c., from Church Latin presbyterium, from Greek presbyterion, from presbyteros "an elder" (see Presbyterian). Meaning "body of elders in the Presbyterian system" is recorded from 1570s.