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n. pl. can·on·ries
1. The office or dignity of a canon.
2. Canons considered as a group.
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n, pl -ries
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the office, benefice, or status of a canon
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) canons collectively
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(ˈkæn ən ri)

n., pl. -ries.
the office or benefice of a canon.
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"I," said he of the Grove, "shall be satisfied with a canonry for my services, and my master has already assigned me one."
When he retired he was rewarded with a much better living than any of the under-masters could hope for, and an honorary Canonry.
(3) These are copies of the pastorellas Non sic cervus and Dormi tenellule from 1823, which were originally in the collection of the Royal Premonstratensian Canonry in Strahov and now are deposited in the National Museum--Czech Museum of Music in Prague.
Bangor Independent School will open in September in the heart of the city - taking over the old Canonry Museum and Art Gallery, which had been bought by York Design and Construction Ltd earlier this year.
Warfarin is the most commonly used oral anticoagulant and has been used in preventing thromboembolic events in patients with chronic arterial fibrillation, prosthetic heart valves, venous thrombosis canonry hear disorders.1-3 Mode of action of Warfarin believes to exert its effect by lowering the amount of active vitamin K available for the activation of clotting factors II, VII, IX, and X.4 Use of warfarin is still limited despite the strong evidence for its clinical value.
James Lockhart clarified this: "Spanish Peruvian priests who succeeded in getting a benefice did so by staying in the close personal following of a bishop, and had to be content with a canonry, because that was as far as the bishop's influence on appointments extended.
The King has ruled against the Bishop of Porto and the Treasurer of the Bishopric, in the matter of Joao Lourenco Godinho's benefices (the suggestion was that Godinho take the Canonry and leave the Church post to the Treasurer).
If the church had been a Benedictine dependence, for instance a cell, a priorate, a canonry, we would have found in documents, at least once, the words monasterium S.
68) of the composer-cleric's ill-fated, four-year battle over the expectative canonry at the collegiate church of St.
De Prades ultimately fled to Prussia when he was still quite young; Frederick the Great endowed him with a canonry in a small Silesian city after a meteoric rise and fall from grace at the king's court in the wake of the Seven Years' War, and accelerated by Voltaire's complicated relations with Frederick and with the young abbe.