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Definition of the noun parsonage

What does parsonage mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: parsonages

  1. an official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rector
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of parsonage: rectory / vicarage
    • more generic word: residence = the official house or establishment of an important person
    • more specific term: glebe house = a parsonage

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Google previewChurch Building Quarterly (1892)

A parsonage is a social power in the community, and an important aid to a pastor's usefulness, and not only this, but it is a...

Google previewThe Bookseller, Newsdealer and Stationer (1915)

MOSHER, Penny Memorial Church, Augusta, Maine: , PRUDENCE OF THE PARSONAGE is a splendid book with a splendid theme and superbly written. It is a clean, wholesome book that makes righteousness attractive and the ...

Google previewPlays by George Bernard Shaw (2004)

by George Bernard Shaw

The parsonage is a semi-detached villa with a front garden and a porch. Visitors go up the flight of steps to the porch: tradespeople and members of the family go down by a door under the steps to the basement, with a breakfast room, used for ...

Google previewAround Warrensburg (2009)

by John T. Hastings, Warrensburgh Historical Society

The parsonage is the building to the left of the church. In 1857, Myron Dickinson built a sawmill in Warrensburg and.

Google previewMy Only Great Passion (2000)

The Life and Films of Carl Th. Dreyer by Jean Drum, Dale D. Drum

Complicating the already tortured relationships in the parsonage is the fact that Anne's mother had been denounced as a witch.

Google previewFodor's England 2013 (2012)

with the Best of Wales by Fodor's

Old Parsonage. $$$ |HOTEL |A 17thcentury gabledstone housein a smallgardennexttoSt.GilesChurch, the Old Parsonage is a dignified retreat.Dark red walls, eclectic ...

Google previewVictorian Unfinished Novels (2012)

The Imperfect Page by S. Tomaiuolo

The Parsonage is the climax of Brontëland. It preserves Patrick Brontë's little but cosy study, followed by the diningroom, whose wallsare adorned with the portraits ofThackeray and the Dukeof Wellington (Charlotte'sliterary and historical ...

Google previewNarrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 (2014)

by Henry Youle Hind

Adjoining the parsonage is the residence of the curate, Mr. Kirkby (now on Mackenzie's River), and next to. it a capacious and well-built school-house of wood. Four miles above the Grand Rapids, Water-mill Creek enters the river, having cut ...

Google previewWalks Through London Including the Suburbs (1817)

by David Hughson

The parsonage is an ancient building, of great curiosity, surrounded by a moat, over which there were four small bridges. The house is now completely disguised by its improvements and alterations. .... Passing through Walworth, by a road ...

Google previewGood Words (1882)

The parsonage is a good and comfortable house, erected by the exertions of Dean Fremantle.

Beyond the garden is the graveyard, and the largest room in the parsonage is the chapel — a whitewashed room, with texts painted in black on ...

Google previewThe Magazine of Christian Literature (1890)

The parsonage is the minister's home. It should be a centre of religious social life ; not by centring all social entertainment there, not by weakening other homes to make it strong, but by making its influence felt in every home in that parish, and ...

Google previewUnity (1882)

Freedom, Fellowship and Character in Religion

The parsonage is the most satisfactory resource.

As an accommodation to the prevailing itinerancy of the clergy the parsonage is a great boon, and the churches do well to provide it. A kind-hearted woman ...

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

parsonage /'paisaiuuV noun: parsonages A parsonage is a parson's house. part /pa:t/ noun; verb e> noun: parts 1 a (count ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the British Novel (2015)

by Victoria Gaydosik

Work Author: Anthony Trollope First published in The Cornhill Magazine from January 1860 through April 1861, Anthony Trollope's Framley Parsonage was the fourthin hisBarsetshire novels sequence. That sequence had opened in ...

Google previewA popular dictionary of parochial law & taxation (1834)

and of the duties of parish offficers alphabetically arranged : comprising assessed taxes; poor and church rares; highway rates;... and generally all information likely to be serviceable to parochial authorities or sought for by parishioners and rate-payers by John Henry Brady, James N. Mahon

Parsonage, or rectory, is a parish church endowed with a house, glebe, tithes, &c. or a certain portion of ...

Google previewSupplement to the Dictionary of the Decisions of the Court of Session (1826)

by Mungo Ponton Brown

THE pursuer bad right to the patronage of the parish kirk of Dalry, with the teinds, parsonage, and vicarage thereof. Part of this parish of Dalry, and part of the ...

Google previewHistorical Encyclopedia of Illinois (1918)

by Newton Bateman, Paul Selby

The society also owns a parsonage and lawns and garden plots adjacent to the church valued at $3,000. The Church continues to grow in numbers and influence. The resident members now number 379 and the non-resident forty- nine, ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland (1833)

Compiled from Local Information, and the Most Recent and Official Authorities by John Gorton

It possesses a church, parsonage, and 261 acres of glebe. St. Patrick founded a monastery here, and placed Macarthen over it. The penitential bed of the saint is still preserved, and visited by pilgrims. The parish church occupies the site of the ...

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Parsonage Meaning

Video shows what parsonage means. A house provided by the church for a parson, vicar or rector.. parsonage synonyms: rectory, manse, vicarage. Parsonage ...

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Read at the opening of the New Parsonage.

Some do boast of their pedigrees,
But Salfords parent of the cheese;
Rennie, industrious and wise,
Here started this great enterprise ;
He did work on the dairy plan,
While Farrington was factoryman. (James McIntyre)
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Scrabble value of P3A1R1S1O1N1A1G2E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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