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Other Prebendary Definition

[n] a canon who receives a prebend for serving the church

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\Preb"en*da*ry\ (pr[e^]b"[e^]n*d[asl]*r[y^]), n. [LL. praebendarius: cf. F. pr['e]bendaire. See {Prebend}.]
1. A clergyman attached to a collegiate or cathedral church who enjoys a prebend in consideration of his officiating at stated times in the church. See {Note} under {Benefice}, n.,
3. --Hook.
2. A prebendaryship. [Obs.] --Bailey.

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