Votary Vo"ta*ry, n.; pl. {Votaries}. One devoted, consecrated, or engaged by a vow or promise; hence, especially, one devoted, given, or addicted, to some particular service, worship, study, or state of life. ``You are already love's firm votary.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

'T was coldness of the votary, not the prayer, that was in fault. --Bp. Fell. [1913 Webster]

But thou, my votary, weepest thou? --Emerson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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