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minor canon

noun
1.
a canon attached to a cathedral or collegiate church, though not necessarily a member of the chapter.
Compare honorary canon.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
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British Dictionary definitions for minor-canon

minor canon

noun
1.
(Church of England) a clergyman who is attached to a cathedral to assist at daily services but who is not a member of the chapter
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