- 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.
3. Money paid for the support of a parson. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]
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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 … English dictionary for students
parsonage — [[t]pɑ͟ː(r)sənɪʤ[/t]] parsonages N COUNT A parsonage is the house where a parson lives. [OLD FASHIONED] … English dictionary
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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
parsonage — noun Date: 15th century the house provided by a church for its pastor … New Collegiate Dictionary