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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deanery  \Dean"er*y\,  n.;  pl  {Deaneries}. 
  1.  The  office  or  the  revenue  of  a  dean.  See  the  Note  under 
  {Benefice},  n.,  3. 
 
  2.  The  residence  of  a  dean.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  The  territorial  jurisdiction  of  a  dean. 
 
  Each  archdeaconry  is  divided  into  rural  deaneries, 
  and  each  deanery  is  divided  into  parishes. 
  --Blackstone. 




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