from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A state or system of itinerating, especially in the role or office of public speaker, minister, or judge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or quality of being itinerant
- n. The Methodist pastorate; or itinerant preaching in general
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A passing from place to place.
- n. A discharge of official duty involving frequent change of residence; the custom or practice of discharging official duty in this way; also, a body of persons who thus discharge official duty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of traveling from place to place; especially, a going about from place to place in the discharge of duty or the prosecution of business: as, the itinerancy of circuit judges or of commercial travelers.
- n. Especially, in the Meth. Ch., the system of rotation governing the ministry of that church.
The itinerancy is maintained throughout all ranks of ministers.
The itinerancy is observed, and ministers are paid such salaries as are agreed upon by the members of the church they serve.
The Rev. SAMUEL TODD, my esteemed colleague in the itinerancy was a faithful brother, a sincere friend, a consistent, uniform Christian, an exemplary minister, a husband indeed, an affectionate, tender parent, which I presume will not be denied by any that knew him.
The permanent character of his position is the more remarkable from the fact that "itinerancy" has from the very beginning been a distinctive feature of Methodism.
Pakistan's recent run of encouraging form has come in the face not only of the disruption caused by the spot-fixing affair, but also of the team's itinerancy.
But for an instant, it is liberating to believe that most of the people in this book would never trade itinerancy for routine and standardization.
The office, which receives $400 million annually, funds summer camps, tutors and a smattering of local liaisons who aim to to alleviate the disruptions of itinerancy.
Roberts was among the first to figure out that television solved forever the riddle of itinerancy.
It was a good joke, both at the instability of the post and his own itinerancy.
Economists say it is no coincidence that the world's most powerful engines of growth, the United States and China, also have the highest rates of worker itinerancy, while Europe and Japan lag behind.