from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or office of being a deacon; deaconship.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being a deacon; office of a deacon; deaconship.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office or ministry of a deacon; deaconship.
- n. A body of deacons taken collectively.
deacon + -hood (Wiktionary)