prebendary: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (preb'un-der"ē), [key]
— pl. -dar•ies.
  1. a canon or member of the clergy who is entitled to a prebend for special services at a cathedral or collegiate church.
  2. an honorary canon having the title of a prebend but not receiving a stipend.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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