Itinerancy
Itinerancy I*tin"er*an*cy ([-i]*t[i^]n"[~e]r*an*s[y^]),1 n. [See {Itinerant}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A passing from place to place. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

2. A discharge of official duty involving frequent change of residence; the custom or practice of discharging official duty in this way; also, a body of persons who thus discharge official duty. [1913 Webster]


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  • itinerancy — [ī tin′ərə sē, i tin′ərə sēī tin′ər ən sē, itin′ər ən sē] n. 1. a) an itinerating, or traveling from place to place b) the state of being itinerant 2. a group of itinerant preachers or judges 3. official work requiring constant travel from place… …   English World dictionary

  • itinerancy — rənsē, si noun ( es) 1. a. (1) : the action of itinerating preached to many people in the course of his itinerancy (2) …   Useful english dictionary

  • itinerancy — noun a) The state or quality of being itinerant I went through a period of itinerancy in my youth. b) The Methodist pastorate; or itinerant preaching in general I joined the itinerancy at the age of 25 …   Wiktionary

  • itinerancy — noun Date: 1789 1. a system (as in the Methodist Church) of rotating ministers who itinerate 2. a. the act of itinerating b. the state of being itinerant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • itinerancy — /uy tin euhr euhn see, i tin /, n. 1. the act of traveling from place to place. 2. a going around from place to place in the discharge of duty or the conducting of business. 3. a body of itinerants, as ministers, judges, or sales representatives …   Universalium

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  • itinerancy — n. Travelling, going from place to place …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • itinerancy — n wandering, roaming, roving, rambling, wayfaring, drifting, gallivanting, gad, gadding, Dial. traipsing, Australian. swagging, Australian. waltzing matilda, Sl. bumming; nomadism, peripateticism, vagabondism, hoboism, vagrancy; wanderlust, Sl.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • itinerancy — itin·er·an·cy …   English syllables

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