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itinerancy


itinerancy [ahy-tin-er-uh n-see, ih-tin-] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. the act of traveling from place to place.
  2. a going around from place to place in the discharge of duty or the conducting of business.
  3. a body of itinerants, as ministers, judges, or sales representatives.
  4. the state of being itinerant.
  5. the system of rotation governing the ministry of the Methodist Church.

Also i·tin·er·a·cy [ahy-tin-er-uh-see, ih-tin-] /aɪˈtɪn ər ə si, ɪˈtɪn-/. Origin of itinerancy First recorded in 1780–90; itiner(ant) + -ancy Examples from the Web for itinerancy Historical Examples of itinerancy

  • “Chosen field” had reference to the itinerancy, not matrimony.

    A Circuit Rider’s Wife

    Corra Harris

  • But it is in the itinerancy as it is in other walks of life.

    A Circuit Rider’s Wife

    Corra Harris

  • But when one has been in the Methodist itinerancy a lifetime one cannot do that.

    A Circuit Rider’s Wife

    Corra Harris

  • His belief in itinerancy had its roots in his temperament, as well as in his judgment.

    Fletcher of Madeley

    Frederic W. Macdonald

  • But it is more manifestly so, perhaps, in the Itinerancy, than in any other.

    Thirty Years in the Itinerancy

    Wesson Gage Miller

  • British Dictionary definitions for itinerancy itinerancy itineracy noun

    1. the act of itinerating
    2. mainly Methodist Church the system of appointing a minister to a circuit of churches or chapels
    3. itinerants collectively

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