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Meaning of PARSONAGE

Pronunciation:  'pârsunij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rector
 

PARSONAGE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: rectory, vicarage
 
 See Also: glebe house, residence

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Par"son*age\, n.
1. (Eng. Eccl. Law) A certain portion of lands, tithes, and
   offerings, for the maintenance of the parson of a parish.

2. The glebe and house, or the house only, owned by a parish
   or ecclesiastical society, and appropriated to the
   maintenance or use of the incumbent or settled pastor.

3. Money paid for the support of a parson. [Scot.]

         What have I been paying stipend and teind, parsonage
         and vicarage, for?                    --Sir W.
                                               Scott.

 
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