Definition of Prebendary

1. Noun. A canon who receives a prebend for serving the church.

Generic synonyms: Canon



Definition of Prebendary

1. n. 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.

Definition of Prebendary

1. Noun. An honorary canon of a cathedral or collegiate church. ¹

2. Adjective. Pertaining to the office or person of a prebendary; prebendal. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or relating to official positions that are profitable for the incumbent, to the allocation of such positions, or to a system in which such allocation is prevalent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prebendary

1. [n -RIES]

Prebendary Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Prebendary Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prebendary

prebaked
prebakes
prebaking
prebankruptcy
prebasal
prebatch
prebatched
prebatches
prebatching
prebattle
prebend
prebendal
prebendalism
prebendalisms
prebendaries
prebendary (current term)
prebendaryship
prebendaryships
prebendate
prebendated
prebendates
prebendating
prebends
prebendship
prebendships
prebiblical
prebid
prebidden
prebidding
prebids

Literary usage of Prebendary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ecclesiastical Law by Richard Burn, Simon Fraser (1797)
"So if a prebendary ... and each particular prebendary a certain part in right of their prebends; ... (/>) For a prebendary, who hath a ..."

2. The Marriage, Baptismal, and Burial Registers of the Collegiate Church Or by Joseph Lemuel Chester (1876)
"Dr. Robert Fowler, prebendary of this Church, and Mildred : born Feb. 12th.s Aug. 17 John, son of William Cope (Chapter Clerk, etc. ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"I 1746, the son of Thomas Ford, prebendary He failed in procuring a patent for these in ] of ... GG i prebendary of Wells/ and to have been ! the Persians, ..."

4. The Law of Mines, Quarries and Minerals by Robert Forster MacSwinney (1884)
"as an endowment, in lieu of any annual sum payable to them by the Commissioners.1 A prebendary is punishable for waste.2 In the Act 31 & 32 prebendary. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Prebendary

Search for Prebendary on Dictionary.com!Search for Prebendary on Thesaurus.com!Search for Prebendary on Google!Search for Prebendary on Wikipedia!

Search