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See definition of canonry on Dictionary.com
  • as inclergy
  • as inpriesthood

synonyms for canonry

  • priesthood
  • cardinalate
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • ecclesiastics
  • pastorate
  • prelacy
  • rabbinate
  • canonicate
  • churchpersons
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
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How to use canonry in a sentence

The Dread Arrest had been solemnly recognised, and that wretched canonry at Wareham was irrevocably pronounced for doom.
THE SECRET GLORYARTHUR MACHEN
He was 67 years of age, and was appointed to his canonry in 1867.
NORFOLK ANNALSCHARLES MACKIE
They had discussed the priest's canonry, and the order for the crucifix.
MARZIO'S CRUCIFIX AND ZOROASTERF. MARION CRAWFORD
And everybody knows that the author is almost certain to be offered the first vacant canonry in his own cathedral.
STRANGE STORIESGRANT ALLEN
His activity was so notorious that he was exiled from court, but was consoled by a canonry at Toledo.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 7VARIOUS
Pierre Lescot, the notable sixteenth-century architect, to whom a canonry was given, died there in 1578.
HISTORIC PARISJETTA S. WOLFF
The building seats 1,400 persons, and a canonry of Westminster Abbey is attached to the living.
WESTMINSTERSIR WALTER BESANT
He is about thirty-four years of age, more or less, and has served the said canonry more than six years.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XXV, 1635-36VARIOUS
He is thirty years old, and was given the canonry a little more than a year and a half ago.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XXV, 1635-36VARIOUS
Incidentally it is noted that Maurice never received any preferment, bishopric, canonry, or deanery.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. II (OF IV),--1857-1874CHARLES L. GRAVES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CANONRY

  • canonicate
  • canonry
  • cardinalate
  • churchpersons
  • clerics
  • conclave
  • deaconry
  • diaconate
  • ecclesiastics
  • first estate
  • holy order
  • pastorate
  • prelacy
  • priesthood
  • rabbinate
  • the cloth
  • the desk
  • the pulpit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.