Part of speech: noun

A clergyman's dwelling; a rectory.

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Usage examples "parsonage":

  1. William M. Taylor, the present successor of Kirk, and, as we sat together in the very room where Kirk must have written his Secret Commonwealth, he told me that tradition reports Kirk as having been taken by the fairies while he was walking on their hill, which is but a short way from the parsonage. - "The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries", W. Y. Evans Wentz.
  2. Barchester Towers would hardly be so well known as it is had there been no Framley Parsonage and no Last Chronicle of Barset. - "Autobiography of Anthony Trollope", Anthony Trollope.
  3. An hour later she was in possession of William and me and the parsonage. - "A Circuit Rider's Wife", Corra Harris.