Origin of prebend
Examples from the Web for prebend
The latter, notwithstanding his youth, had just obtained a prebend, when he began to lend an attentive ear to the Gospel.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
The Prebend had little to do with Willenhall, except in name.The Annals of Willenhall|Frederick William Hackwood
It is well to note the pious exclamation of this prebend, for it will be quite important to the case afterward.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55|Francisco Colin
Educated at Oxford under the care of "the judicious Hooker," he obtained a prebend in the church of York.
And as for the prebend, after what has passed, of course you must accept it.Framley Parsonage|Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for prebend
Word Origin for prebend
Word Origin and History for prebend
early 15c., from Old French prebende, earlier provende (12c.) and directly from Medieval Latin prebenda "allowance," from Late Latin praebenda "allowance, pension" (see provender). Related: Prebendary.