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vicarage

[vik-er-ij] /ˈvɪk ər ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the residence of a vicar.
2.
the benefice of a vicar.
3.
the office or duties of a vicar.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see vicar, -age
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  • The remains of a roman villa have been excavated in the grounds of the current vicarage.
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vicarage

/ˈvɪkərɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the residence or benefice of a vicar
2.
a rare word for vicariate (sense 1)
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Word Origin and History for vicarage
n.

early 15c., "benefice of a vicar," from vicar + -age. Meaning "house or residence of a vicar" is from 1520s.

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