Chapelry
Chapelry Chap"el*ry, n. [Cf. OF. chapelerie.] The territorial district legally assigned to a chapel. [1913 Webster]

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  • Chapelry — A chapelry was a subdivision of an ecclesiastical parish in England, and parts of Lowland Scotland up to the mid 19th century.[1] It had a similar status to a township but was so named as it had a chapel which acted as a subsidiary place of… …   Wikipedia

  • chapelry — noun a) The district attached to a chapel. b) A division of a large or populous parish which has its own parochial or district chapel …   Wiktionary

  • Chapelry — A part or division of a parish having its own chapel. Cf. Chapel of ease …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • chapelry — chap·el·ry || tʃæplrɪ n. jurisdiction of a chapel, territorial district assigned to a chapel in accordance with the law …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chapelry — noun (plural chapelries) a district served by an Anglican chapel …   English new terms dictionary

  • chapelry — chap·el·ry …   English syllables

  • chapelry — /chipslriy/ The precinct and limits of a chapel. The same thing to a chapel as a parish is to a church …   Black's law dictionary

  • chapelry — /chipslriy/ The precinct and limits of a chapel. The same thing to a chapel as a parish is to a church …   Black's law dictionary

  • chapelry — The legal precincts of a chapel …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • chapelry — n. (pl. ies) a district served by an Anglican chapel …   Useful english dictionary

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