- Pertaining to a dean or deanery.
- 1809, Ralph Churton, The Life of Alexander Nowell, Dean of St. Paul's, Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 78:
- his rectorial as well as decanal residence
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for decanal in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)