priorate

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See also: Priorate

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Etymology[edit]

Latin prioratus; compare French priorat; or prior +‎ -ate.

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priorate (plural priorates)

  1. The dignity, office, or government of a prior.
    • 1774-1781, Thomas Warton, History of English Poetry
      bishop there during Godfrey's priorate

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