What does the word deanery mean?

Usage examples for deanery

  1. To- day the greater part of the Close, with the Deanery and the various canonical residences, lies on the south side. – Winchester by Sidney Heath
  2. Mr. Evans, of St. Andrew's, Wells Street, preached in Westminster Abbey at the evening service whilst we were at the Deanery. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  3. " Stay with us a month, my dear," said Lady Fawn, " just to let people know that we are friends, and after that the deanery will be the best home for you." – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope