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  • n. Plural form of priory.


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  • She discovered, to her surprise, that there was also a whole subset of listed properties that had been purpose-built in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century as asylums and psychiatric institutions, some of them in the parkland of abbeys and priories and manor farms, some of them in green fields.

    Margaret Drabble | Trespassing

  • Thank you, Senator Franken, for reminding us of our priories.

    Franken's first goal: Dogs for vets

  • As a civilized society, we have got our priories screwed up, it is dreadful & appalling.

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  • As Henry flipped through the book, looking at random pages, Cromwell explained, “It lists all the treasures and properties, the wealthy and vast private lands, of the monasteries, priories, and other religious establishments.”

    The Tudors: King Takes Queen

  • “Some who objected to the closing of abbeys and priories and nunneries rebelled,” Tom reminded him.

    Secrets of the Tudor Court

  • Benedict XVI wants for as soon as possible the return to the Church of the 500 ultra-Traditionalist priests suspended "a divinis" and of their 60 thousand sic faithful scattered in the 159 priories and 725 religious centers throughout the world.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • "We found women running priories, commissioning books, taking early package tours to visit the Holy Land," the BBC quoted her, as saying.

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  • The Voice of America, more the Voice of the US Government than its people of course has in a review of its priories in the post 9/11 era decided to wind up the fairly popular Hindi service.

    The ���Voice of America��� and other voices

  • The barons of Scotland are now turned masterful thieves and ruffians, oppressing the poor by violence, and wasting the Church, by extorting free-quarters from abbeys and priories, without either shame or reason.

    The Monastery

  • Did he not give thee benefices, and many priories, and call thee his father in Apollo, and even, so they say, bid thee sit down beside him on his throne?

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