Definition of Glebes

1. Noun. (plural of glebe) ¹



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Definition of Glebes

1. glebe [n] - See also: glebe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glebes

gleaner
gleaners
gleaning
gleanings
gleans
gleave
gleaves
gleba
glebae
glebal
glebe
glebe-house
glebe-land
glebe house
glebeless
glebes (current term)
glebous
gleby
gled
glede
gledes
gledge
gledged
gledges
gledging
gleds
glee
glee club
glee clubs
gleecraft

Literary usage of Glebes

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1. An Historical Account of the Plantation in Ulster at the Commencement of the by George Hill (1877)
"In ecclesiastical and other documents of the period, these glebes were generally ... These gorts are now held by the rectors with the great glebes, ..."

2. The Practice of the Sheriff Courts of Scotland in Civil Causes by John Dove Wilson (1883)
"Ecclesiastical Buildings and glebes Act, 1868.—By the Ecclesiastical Buildings and glebes Act of 1868 certain proceedings which were formerly commenced and ..."

3. Handbook of Practice in Civil Causes in the Sheriff-courts of Scotland: With by John Dove Wilson (1869)
"Conduct of Proceedings in Sherif- glebes Act, 1868. Court 2. ... By the Ecclesiastical Buildings and glebes Act of 1868 certain proceedings which were ..."

4. Parochial Law by Alexander Dunlop (1830)
"2. The first step towards this provision was by a prior act, that of 1563, c. 72. Complaints of the want of glebes or dwel- ..."

5. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Mortmain, and Charitable Uses and Trusts by Leonard Shelford (1836)
"... or otherwise providing the Churches and Chapels, and of Houses for the residence of Ministers, and the providing of Church Yards and glebes (c). ..."

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