Definitions for "Votary"
Keywords:  vow, consecrated, devoted, nun, worship
Consecrated by a vow or promise; consequent on a vow; devoted; promised.
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.
one bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service; "monasteries of votaries"