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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. There was deep-mouthed shouting of men, frightened shrieks of women, howling and barking of curs, and over all a sullen, thunderous rumble, indescribably menacing and terrible.
"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?'
The new owners of a former Dominican priory are raising awareness of an underused church on the site - calling for more people to use the building for weddings, funerals and community events.
A couple literally tied the knot with a centuries-old handfasting ceremony in the grounds of Cambusnethan Priory.
The BMI Priory Hospital Birmingham has unveiled its first dedicated, state-of-the-art cancer centre as part of a [pounds sterling]4 million investment programme.
Charterhouse Priory and Priory Visitor Centre have teamed up to provide an after-dark walking tour of Coventry's medieval sites.
UK-based property investor LXi REIT plc (LSE: LXI) has acquired the freehold interest in two Priory Group care homes in Northern Ireland and exchanged contracts to acquire a third Priory Group care home for a total portfolio consideration of GBP 14.9m (USD 19.38m), the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 14, 2016-UK Competition and Markets Authority Accepts Remedies, Clears Acadia Healthcare/ Priory Tie-Up