Votary

Definition of Votary

Vo´ta`ry
a.1.Consecrated by a vow or promise; consequent on a vow; devoted; promised.
Votary resolution is made equipollent to custom.
- Bacon.
n.1.One devoted, consecrated, or engaged by a vow or promise; hence, especially, one devoted, given, or addicted, to some particular service, worship, study, or state of life.
'T was coldness of the votary, not the prayer, that was in fault.
- Bp. Fell.
But thou, my votary, weepest thou?
- Emerson.

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