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Prebendary definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PREB'ENDARY, n. An ecclesiastic who enjoys a prebend; the stipendiary of a cathedral church.
A prebendary differs from a canon in this; the prebendary receives his prebend in consideration of his officiating in the church; the canon merely in consequence of his being received into the cathedral or college.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a canon who receives a prebend for serving the church

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural -daries) Date: 15th century 1. a clergyman receiving a prebend for officiating and serving in the church 2. an honorary canon in a cathedral chapter

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -ies) 1 the holder of a prebend. 2 an honorary canon. Derivatives: prebendaryship n. Etymology: ME f. med.L praebendarius (as PREBEND)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Prebendary Preb"en*da*ry (pr[e^]b"[e^]n*d[asl]*r[y^]), n. [LL. praebendarius: cf. F. pr['e]bendaire. See Prebend.] 1. A clergyman attached to a collegiate or cathedral church who enjoys a prebend in consideration of his officiating at stated times in the church. See Note under Benefice, n., 3. --Hook. 2. A prebendaryship. [Obs.] --Bailey.



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