Simple prebend
Prebend Preb"end (pr[e^]b"[e^]nd), n. [F. pr['e]bende (cf. It. & Sp. prebenda), from L. praebenda, from L. praebere to hold forth, afford, contr. fr. praehibere; prae before + habere to have, hold. See {Habit}, and cf. {Provender}.] 1. A payment or stipend; esp., the stipend or maintenance granted to a prebendary out of the estate of a cathedral or collegiate church with which he is connected. See {Note} under {Benefice}. [1913 Webster]

2. A prebendary. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

{Dignitary prebend}, one having jurisdiction annexed to it.

{Simple prebend}, one without jurisdiction. [1913 Webster]


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