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priory

a religious house governed by a prior, sometimes being subordinate to an abbey

priory

A religious house governed by a prior or prioress.
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She might have been left in the Priory to the end of time had not the high-toned governess threatened to send in her resignation.
But now we shall follow Sir Richard; so listen, and you shall hear what befell him, and how he paid his debts at Emmet Priory, and likewise in due season to Robin Hood.
Lent her by Father Christopher of the priory, forsooth--that is ever her answer.
Aylward's words were interrupted by an extraordinary hubbub which broke out that instant some little way down the street in the direction of the Priory.
I must inform you, gentlemen, that the Priory is a preparatory school, of which I am the founder and principal.
Winkle descended, 'hope there warn't a priory 'tachment, sir?
For the first time the grounds of the priory will provide unique and magnificent surroundings for a wedding celebration within the walls of a Norman castle.
3 All interests, other than those of the Acquiring Authority, in 181 square metres of land being the eastern half width of the highway known as Priory Road, Birmingham at the northern end of Priory Road, immediately adjacent to the entrance to the Concentric Park Industrial Estate.
A HISTORIC priory church tucked away in the Vale of Glamorgan is preparing for its first royal guest for more than 600 years when the Prince of Wales visits.
THE Government minister who spearheaded the creation of academies paid a visit to the newly-merged Kings Priory School.
The Government's Schools Commissioner, Dr Elizabeth Sidwell, met staff and children at the privately-run King's School and state-funded Priory Primary School in Tynemouth yesterday.
By far the nicest way to get from Warwick railway station into the centre of the town is to take a short-cut through Priory Park.