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- n. The smallest division of a manor under the control of a commander of an order of knights.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See commandery.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A contracted form of commandery.
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In this record, as in most that I have seen, it is written, "Templecouelee," and it is entered as a limb of the commandry of Saunford or Sandford.
After his return to Spain, he lived for some time at the commandry of Heliche, in the capacity of a steward; and went afterwards into New Spain with the lady who passed for his wife.
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The commandry is preferable: the Watling-street runs by it, and it is nearer the Ikenield-street.