Dean"er*y (?), n.; pl. Deaneries ().

1.

The office or the revenue of a dean. See the Note under Benefice, n., 3.

2.

The residence of a dean.

Shak.

3.

The territorial jurisdiction of a dean.

Each archdeaconry is divided into rural deaneries, and each deanery is divided into parishes. Blackstone.

 

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