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  • nounparsonage
  • nounchurch part

synonyms for rectory

  • manse
  • vicarage
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How to use rectory in a sentence

Nothing is there except the rectory, the church just across the way, the grange, and half a dozen thatched cottages.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The rectory, which is directly by the church, is a very old building, though it has been modernized on the side fronting the road.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
I shall not go to the Rectory, but put up at the King's Head, and to which you may address letters.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
First, nothing was to be expected from investigation at the Rectory; and to be brief, nothing has transpired.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
He is still at the church; but we dare say he would be willing to leave it for a rectory, if one were offered, with £500 a year.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
This was an ejectment brought to recover the rectory-house, &c. of Exeter College in Oxford.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
A few days afterwards she had vacated the Rectory, and her furniture was packed into vans to be carried away.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
“They would put them into the empty Rectory if I did not take them in,” returned Mrs. Topcroft.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
Herbert Tanerton opened his heart, and carried them off to the Rectory from the railway-station.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
The only child of an English clergyman, the walls of the rectory garden had been the boundary of her little world.
MILDRED'S INHERITANCEANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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