deaconhood

deaconhood

(ˈdiːkənhʊd)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the position of a deacon
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a group of deacons
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Deaconhood, Deaconry

 deacons of the church collectively, 1679.
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