Preceptories
Preceptory Pre*cep"to*ry, n.; pl. {Preceptories}. [LL. praeceptoria an estate assigned to a preceptor, from L. praeceptor a commander, ruler, teacher, in LL., procurator, administrator among the Knights Templars. See {Preceptor}.] A religious house of the Knights Templars, subordinate to the temple or principal house of the order in London. See {Commandery}, n., 2. [1913 Webster]

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