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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An endowed church office giving income to its holder.

Usage examples (31)
  • These two parishes have recently become a united benefice.
  • How to keep your independence and yet benefice from the general publishing world.
  • That none should putt his awin sone in his awin benefice.
  • Similarly, the Abbot of Kirkstead was patron of the benefice of for more
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