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Meaning of RESIDENTIARY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Res`i*den"tia*ry\ (-d?n"sh?-r?; 277), a. [LL.
    residentiaris.]
    Having residence; as, a canon residentary; a residentiary
    guardian. --Dr. H. More.
    
    
  2. \Res`i*den"tia*ry\, n.
    1. One who is resident.
    
             The residentiary, or the frequent visitor of the
             favored spot, . . . will discover that both have
             been there.                           --Coleridge.
    
    2. An ecclesiastic who keeps a certain residence.
    
    Syn: Inhabitant; inhabiter; dweller; sojourner.
    
    
 

 

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