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Meaning of RECTORY

Pronunciation:  'rekturee

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

RECTORY is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rec"to*ry\ (-t?*r?), n.; pl. {Rectories} (-r?z). [Cf.
OF. rectorie or rectorerie, LL. rectoria.]
1. The province of a rector; a parish church, parsonage, or
   spiritual living, with all its rights, tithes, and glebes.

2. A rector's mansion; a parsonage house.

 

 

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