prebendary

prebendary

[preb-uhn-der-ee]
noun, plural prebendaries.
1.
a canon or member of the clergy who is entitled to a prebend for special services at a cathedral or collegiate church.
2.
Church of England. an honorary canon having the title of a prebend but not receiving a stipend.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin praebendārius. See prebend, -ary

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prebendary (ˈprɛbəndərɪ, -drɪ)
 
n , pl -daries
1.  a canon or member of the chapter of a cathedral or collegiate church who holds a prebend
2.  Church of England an honorary canon with the title of prebendary

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