Provost vs Provosty - What's the difference?

provost | provosty |


As a proper noun provost

is .

As a noun provosty is

(historical) the office or remit of a provost, especially with reference to french history.

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provost

Noun

(en noun)
  • (Scottish local government) The equivalent of mayor in some Scottish cities.
  • (higher education) A senior academic administrator; sometimes called the Vice-President of Academic Affairs.
  • (religion) The highest position in a monastery below an abbot.
  • A prison keeper, especially in the military.
  • * 1604 , , I. ii. 113:
  • Here comes Signor Claudio, led by the provost / to prison;

    Derived terms

    * Lord Provost * Provost Marshall

    provosty

    English

    Noun

    (provosties)
  • (historical) The office or remit of a provost, especially with reference to French history.