noun, plural preb·en·dar·ies.
Examples from the Web for prebendary
He had close connexion with the diocese of Ely, being 931 successively chancellor, vicar-general and prebendary.
"I am not certain," cried the excited old man, who was by no means sure what a prebendary might be.Furze the Cruel|John Trevena
One of their number, Linacre, who was also a prebendary of Westminster, busied himself with editions of certain writings of Galen.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
"It's the most comfortable dean's residence in England," said a second prebendary.
The bishop was all smiles for the prebendary's wife, and the bishop's wife was all smiles for the prebendary.