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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtʃæp.lɪ
  • Hyphenation: chap‧laincy


chaplaincy (plural chaplaincies)

  1. The office of a chaplain
    • 1860 Emma L. Lafanu - Life of Dr. Orpen
      He was appointed to the chaplaincy of Colesberg, and undertook its duties without remuneration, till such time as a salary could be procured
    • 1992 R. Cody Phillips - Guide to U.S. Army Museums
      Background: Established in 1957, the US Army Chaplain Historical Holding chronicles the story of the Army chaplaincy from its inception during the American Revolution to the present.