Parsonage

  • 1 Parsonage — Par son*age, n. 1. (Eng. Eccl. Law) A certain portion of lands, tithes, and offerings, for the maintenance of the parson of a parish. [1913 Webster] 2. The glebe and house, or the house only, owned by a parish or ecclesiastical society, and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 parsonage — (n.) house for a parson, late 15c., from PARSON (Cf. parson) + AGE (Cf. age) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 parsonage — ► NOUN ▪ a church house provided for a parson …

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  • 4 parsonage — [pär′sənij] n. [ME personage < OFr < ML(Ec) personagium, ecclesiastical benefice: see PARSON & AGE] the dwelling provided by a church for its minister …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Parsonage — This unusual name is of Old French origin, and an occupational or topographical surname for someone who either worked at a parson s home, or lived at or by a parson s house. The derivation is from the Old French term personage , introduced into… …

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  • 6 parsonage — UK [ˈpɑː(r)s(ə)nɪdʒ] / US [ˈpɑrs(ə)nɪdʒ] noun [countable] Word forms parsonage : singular parsonage plural parsonages a house that the Anglican church provides for a parson to live in …

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  • 7 parsonage — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. manse, rectory. See temple. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. rectory, pastor s dwelling, minister s residence, manse, parsonage house, presbytery, deanery, vicarage, mansion …

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  • 8 parsonage — [[t]pɑ͟ː(r)sənɪʤ[/t]] parsonages N COUNT A parsonage is the house where a parson lives. [OLD FASHIONED] …

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  • 9 parsonage — n. 1. Rectory. 2. Parson s mansion, parsonage house. 3. Parson s dues, benefice, living …

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  • 10 parsonage — A dwelling house occupied by the pastor of a church, ordinarily owned by the church. 45 Am J1st Relig Soc § 30. When a church has acquired all the ecclesiastical rights it becomes, in the language of law, a rectory or parsonage, which consists of …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 11 parsonage — noun Date: 15th century the house provided by a church for its pastor …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 parsonage — /pahr seuh nij/, n. 1. the residence of a member of the clergy, as provided by the parish or church. 2. Eng. Eccles. Law. the benefice of a parson. [1250 1300; ME personage < AF, equiv. to ML personaticum benefice. See PARSON, AGE] * * * …

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  • 13 parsonage — noun A house provided by the church for a parson, vicar or rector. Syn: rectory, manse, vicarage …

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  • 14 parsonage — Synonyms and related words: Dymaxion house, White House, adobe house, building, casa, church house, clergy house, cliff dwelling, consulate, country house, country seat, dacha, deanery, dwelling house, edifice, embassy, erection, fabric, farm,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 parsonage — par|son|age [ˈpa:sənıdʒ US ˈpa:r ] n the house where a parson lives …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 parsonage — par|son|age [ pars(ə)nıdʒ ] noun count a house that the church provides for a parson to live in …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 parsonage — par·son·age || pÉ‘rsnɪdÊ’ / pɑːs n. rectory, pastor s house …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 parsonage — noun a church house provided for a parson …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 parsonage — noun (C) the house where a parson lives …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 Parsonage — ♦ The house occupied by a rector (rectory) or vicar (vicarage). (Beresford, Maurice and Hurst, John. Wharram Percy: Deserted Medieval Village, 138) Related terms: Parson …

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