- the office or residence of dean
- the group of parishes presided over by a rural dean
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
dean•er•y (dē′nə rē),USA pronunciation n., pl. -er•ies.
- the office, jurisdiction, district, or residence of an ecclesiastical dean.
- Middle English denerie. See dean1, -ery 1250–1300
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deanery /ˈdiːnərɪ/ n ( pl -eries)
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