Impropriator
Impropriator Im*pro"pri*a`tor, n. One who impropriates; specifically, a layman in possession of church property. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • impropriator — noun a layperson in possession of ecclesiastical property …   Wiktionary

  • impropriator — noun a person to whom a benefice is granted as their property …   English new terms dictionary

  • impropriator — im·pro·pri·a·tor …   English syllables

  • impropriator — A layman or lay corporation holding the appropriation of a benefice. An impropriate rector …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • impropriator — n. Brit. a person to whom a benefice is impropriated …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay impropriator — In English ecclesiastical law, a lay person holding a spiritual appropriation …   Black's law dictionary

  • lay impropriator — In English ecclesiastical law, a lay person holding a spiritual appropriation …   Black's law dictionary

  • lay impropriator — (Ecclesiastical law.) A layman who held the appropriation of a benefice; an impropriate rector; a lay rector …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Radyr — Coordinates: 51°31′N 3°16′W /  …   Wikipedia

  • Possessor — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Possessor >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 possessor possessor holder Sgm: N 1 occupant occupant occupier Sgm: N 1 tenant tenant Sgm: N 1 person in possession person in possession man in possession &c. 777 …   English dictionary for students

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