Deanery Dean"er*y, n.; pl. {Deaneries}. 1. The office or the revenue of a dean. See the Note under {Benefice}, n., 3. [1913 Webster]

2. The residence of a dean. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. The territorial jurisdiction of a dean. [1913 Webster]

Each archdeaconry is divided into rural deaneries, and each deanery is divided into parishes. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

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