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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The office of the head of a religious order

Usage examples (9)
  • Walter Baldocke, a canon sometime in Dunstable, and by king Richard promoted to the priorship of Laund.
  • Refusing the abbacy of St. Etienne, Caen, and the grand-priorship of
  • He resigned the priorship of Toledo at the command of Philip III who desired his presence at Madrid.
  • Calabrian house where St. Bruno had died; nine more were founded during his twenty-seven years 'priorship. for more
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