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Meaning of GLEBE

Pronunciation:  gleeb

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  plot of land belonging to an English parish church or an ecclesiastical office
 

GLEBE is a 5 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: acres, demesne, estate, land, landed estate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Glebe\, n. [F. gl[`e]be, L. gleba, glaeba, clod, land,
soil.]
1. A lump; a clod.

2. Turf; soil; ground; sod.

         Fertile of corn the glebe, of oil, and wine.
                                               --Milton.

3. (Eccl. Law) The land belonging, or yielding revenue, to a
   parish church or ecclesiastical benefice.

 

 

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