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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Prebend,
 
meaning a “clergyman attached to a prebendal stall,” is a vulgarism. The prebend is the stipend given out of the revenues of the college or cathedral, he who enjoys the prebend is the prebendary. (Latin, &pmacr;rœbeo, to give.)   1
 


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