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honorary canon

noun

  1. a priest attached to a cathedral but not entitled to receive a stipend or to vote in the chapter.


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He was appointed honorary canon of Norwich Cathedral in 1888.

For some years he held the position of honorary canon at Dijon, but this he resigned in order to take up his residence in Paris.

He died at an advanced age, an honorary canon, and—a bachelor.

"I understood you to say honorary canon," murmured the visitor.

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