Residentiary Res`i*den"tia*ry, n. 1. One who is resident. [1913 Webster]

The residentiary, or the frequent visitor of the favored spot, . . . will discover that both have been there. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

2. An ecclesiastic who keeps a certain residence. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Inhabitant; inhabiter; dweller; sojourner. [1913 Webster]

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  • Residentiary — Res i*den tia*ry ( d?n sh? r?; 277), a. [LL. residentiaris.] Having residence; as, a canon residentary; a residentiary guardian. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • residentiary — index denizen, habitant, household (domestic), inhabitant, lodger, occupant, resident Burton s Legal Th …   Law dictionary

  • residentiary — [rez΄ə den′shē er΄ē, rez΄ə den′shə rē] adj. [ML residentiarius] 1. living in a place; resident 2. of, requiring, or bound to an official residence n. pl. residentiaries 1. a resident 2. Eccles. a clergyman bound to an official residence …   English World dictionary

  • residentiary — adjective 1》 relating to or involving residence. 2》 (of a canon) required to live officially in a cathedral or collegiate church. noun (plural residentiaries) a residentiary canon …   English new terms dictionary

  • residentiary — /rez i den shee er ee, sheuh ree/, adj., n., pl. residentiaries. adj. 1. residing; resident. 2. involving or under obligation to be in official residence. n. 3. a resident. 4. an ecclesiastic bound to official residence. [1515 25; < ML… …   Universalium

  • residentiary — 1. adjective Of, pertaining to, or having residence (especially official residence) 2. noun A canon who has an official residence …   Wiktionary

  • residentiary — rezɪ denʃɪerɪ / ʃərɪ adj. residing on the premises; requiring residency, requiring on site residence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • residentiary — res·i·den·ti·ary …   English syllables

  • residentiary — res•i•den•ti•ar•y [[t]ˌrɛz ɪˈdɛn ʃiˌɛr i, ʃə ri[/t]] adj. 1) residing; resident 2) involving or obligated to be in official residence • Etymology: 1515–25; < ML residentiārius=residenti(a) residence+ L ārius ary …   From formal English to slang

  • residentiary — /rɛsəˈdɛnʃəri/ (say resuh denshuhree) adjective 1. residing; resident. 2. bound to or involving official residence. –noun (plural residentiaries) 3. a resident. 4. an ecclesiastic bound to official residence …  

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