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of or relating to an or to the office of an .
Historical Examples

He’s gone off in his yacht now to shoot seals, and cut the Arckey—Archey—archidiaconal meeting.’
The Pillars of the House, Vol. II (of 2) Charlotte M. Yonge

Hilda turned upon her a face which appeared still to glow with the stimulus of the archidiaconal function.
The Path of a Star Mrs. Everard Cotes (AKA Sara Jeannette Duncan)

He commenced the proceedings by enlarging on the abuses of the archidiaconal courts.
Life of Thomas Becket Henry Hart Milman

of or relating to an archdeacon or his office


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