parsonage


parsonage

noun

  1. the residence of a member of the clergy, as provided by the parish or church.
  2. English Ecclesiastical Law. the benefice of a parson.

noun

  1. the residence of a parson who is not a rector or vicar, as provided by the parish

n.“house for a parson,” late 15c., from parson + -age. Earlier it meant “benefice of a parson” (late 14c.).

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