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Meaning of PREBENDARY

Pronunciation:  'prebun`deree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a canon who receives a prebend for serving the church
 

PREBENDARY is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: canon

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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