Obedienciary O*be`di*en"ci*a*ry, n. One yielding obedience. [Obs.] --Foxe. [1913 Webster]

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  • Obedientiaries — Obedientiaries, the plural of Obedienciary, from the Latin Obedientiarius, meaning someone in an obedient , i.e. subordinate, position, is a term commonly used in medieval times for the lesser officials of a monastery who were appointed by will… …   Wikipedia

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