Related to Pastorage: pastorate


n.1.The office, jurisdiction, or duty, of a pastor; pastorate.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Radiating vigor and strength, it moves easily from the peaceful pace on the estate to the exhilarating intellectual and artistic gatherings in Tartu, to international social circles, to the battlefield, cottage, and pastorage. In Anselm Hollo's smooth translation The Czar's Madman has received rave reviews in the United States, Canada, and England.