Rectory Rec"to*ry (-t?*r?), n.; pl. {Rectories} (-r?z). [Cf. OF. rectorie or rectorerie, LL. rectoria.] 1. The province of a rector; a parish church, parsonage, or spiritual living, with all its rights, tithes, and glebes. [1913 Webster]

2. A rector's mansion; a parsonage house. [1913 Webster]

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