itinerancy [ahy-tin-er-uh n-see, ih-tin-] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- the act of traveling from place to place.
- a going around from place to place in the discharge of duty or the conducting of business.
- a body of itinerants, as ministers, judges, or sales representatives.
- the state of being itinerant.
- 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.
But it is in the itinerancy as it is in other walks of life.
But when one has been in the Methodist itinerancy a lifetime one cannot do that.
His belief in itinerancy had its roots in his temperament, as well as in his judgment.
Frederic W. Macdonald
But it is more manifestly so, perhaps, in the Itinerancy, than in any other.
Wesson Gage Miller
British Dictionary definitions for itinerancy itinerancy itineracy noun
- the act of itinerating
- mainly Methodist Church the system of appointing a minister to a circuit of churches or chapels
- itinerants collectively