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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A canon who receives a periodic payment allotted from the revenues of the church for serving the church.

Usage examples (32)
  • A hundred and fifty years later Colet was a prebendary.
  • From 1867 to 1872 he was third cursal prebendary of S. David's
  • Thorne, a brother of the doctor, and a son of the old prebendary.
  • In 1679 we find an insensate prebendary securing an order from the for more
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