portionist

Portionist

Por"tion*ist\, n. 1. A scholar at Merton College, Oxford, who has a certain academical allowance or portion; -- corrupted into postmaster. --Shipley.

2. (Eccl.) One of the incumbents of a benefice which has two or more rectors or vicars.
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