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prebendary

[preb-uh n-der-ee] /ˈprɛb ənˌdɛr i/
noun, plural prebendaries.
1.
a canon or member of the clergy who is entitled to a prebend for special services at a cathedral or collegiate church.
2.
Church of England. an honorary canon having the title of a prebend but not receiving a stipend.
Origin of prebendary
late Middle English
1375-1425
First recorded in 1375-1425; late Middle English word from Medieval Latin word praebendārius. See prebend, -ary
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prebendary

/ˈprɛbəndərɪ; -drɪ/
noun (pl) -daries
1.
a canon or member of the chapter of a cathedral or collegiate church who holds a prebend
2.
(Church of England) an honorary canon with the title of prebendary
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