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- Consecrated by a vow or promise; consequent on a vow; devoted; promised.
consecrated by a vow or promise
votary (plural votaries)
- (religion) A person, such as a monk or nun, who lives a religious life according to vows they have made
- (religion) A devotee of a particular religion or cult
- (religion) A devout or zealous worshipper
- Someone who is devoted to a particular pursuit etc; an enthusiast.
- 1893, Henry James, Collaboration 
- He is such a votary of the modern that he was inevitably interested in the girl of the future and had matched one reform with another, being ready to marry without a penny, as the clearest way of expressing his appreciation, this favourable specimen of the type.
- 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13
- Gerty was dressed simply but with the instinctive taste of a votary of Dame Fashion for she felt that there was just a might that he might be out.
- 1893, Henry James, Collaboration