chaplaincy
noun see chaplain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chaplaincy — Chap lain*cy, n.; pl. {Chaplaincies}. The office, position, or station of a chaplain. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chaplaincy — [[t]tʃæ̱plɪnsi[/t]] chaplaincies 1) N COUNT A chaplaincy is the building or office in which a chaplain works. 2) N COUNT A chaplaincy is the position or work of a chaplain. ...the chaplaincy of the Royal Hospital …   English dictionary

  • chaplaincy — UK [ˈtʃæplɪnsɪ] / US [ˈtʃæplənsɪ] noun [countable] Word forms chaplaincy : singular chaplaincy plural chaplaincies the job of a chaplain, or the place where a chaplain works …   English dictionary

  • chaplaincy — noun /ˈtʃæp.lɪn.si/ The office of a chaplain He was appointed to the chaplaincy of Colesberg, and undertook its duties without remuneration, till such time as a salary could be procured …   Wiktionary

  • chaplaincy — chaplain ► NOUN ▪ a member of the clergy attached to a private chapel, institution, etc. DERIVATIVES chaplaincy noun. ORIGIN Latin cappellanus, originally denoting a custodian of the cloak of St Martin, from cappella (see CHAPEL(Cf. ↑chapel)) …   English terms dictionary

  • chaplaincy — See chaplain. * * * …   Universalium

  • chaplaincy — chap|lain|cy [ˈtʃæplınsi] n plural chaplaincies the job of being a chaplain, or the place where a chaplain works …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chaplaincy — chap|lain|cy [ tʃæplənsi ] noun count the job of a chaplain, or the place where a chaplain works …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • chaplaincy — chap·lain·cy || tʃæplÉ™nsɪ n. office or duties of a chaplain (clergyman) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chaplaincy — noun (C) the position of a chaplain or the place where a chaplain works …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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