Definition of Incumbents

1. Noun. (plural of incumbent) ¹



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Definition of Incumbents

1. incumbent [n] - See also: incumbent

Lexicographical Neighbors of Incumbents

inculpates
inculpating
inculpation
inculpations
inculpative
inculpatory
incult
incultivated
incultivation
inculturation
incumbencies
incumbency
incumbent
incumbent on(p)
incumbently
incumbents
incumber
incumbered
incumbering
incumberingly
incumberment
incumberments
incumbers
incumbrance
incumbrancer
incumbrancers
incumbrances
incumbrous
incumplidor
incunable

Literary usage of Incumbents

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

1. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1847)
"The lamented longevity of his incumbents. Answer to application fur next presentation to a Crown liv- ing. friend Dawson told me of your character, ..."

2. Church Law: Being a Concise Dictionary of Statutes, Canons, Regulations, and by Benjamin Whitehead (1892)
"In the case of non-resident incumbents who neglect to appoint curates (z), or of negligent incumbents or of inefficient incumbents so found by a commission ..."

3. An Historical Account of the Plantation in Ulster at the Commencement of the by George Hill (1877)
"The Incumbents of 87 Parishes, according to the former division, ... in a "Note of the number of Acres allotted to the Bishops nnd Incumbents," 12752. ..."

4. Collections, Illustrating the History of the Catholic Religion in the by George Oliver (1857)
"In vain have I attempted to form out the list of incumbents at Lanherne, ... Incumbents of Axminster. 1. Rev. William Sutton, after thirty-two years' ..."

5. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1881)
"Incumbents' Resignation Act, 1871 (34 Sf 35 Viet. c. 44), a. 10—Pension of Re. tired Clerk. In an action brought by a retired clerk against his successor in ..."

6. Archbold's Parish Officer and Shaw's Parish Law by James Paterson, John Frederick Archbold, Joseph Shaw (1864)
"Clergy, incumbents, 63. Ordination, 65. ... and privileges of incumbents generally, 89. Residence, 90. Pluralities, 92. ... Clergy, incumbents,'} The clergy ..."

7. The Insurance Cyclopáedia: Being a Dictionary of the Definition of Terms by Cornelius Walford (1871)
"Contains 772 incumbents of livings in various parts of E. and Wt all of wl were Graduates of Oxford^ and of whom dispensations to hold two livings were grai ..."

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