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Tailory, the

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a room adjoining the wardrobe in monasteries, where a number of the lay brethren, with a vocation for that useful craft, were continually at work, making and repairing the clothes of the community. These two rooms and the lavatory were in charge of the camerarius or chamberlain. See Hill, English Monasticism, page 20.


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Tailory, the'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/t/tailory-the.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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