What is DEAN AND CHAPTER?

In ecclesiastical law. The council of a bishop, to assist him with their advice in the religious and also in the temporal affairs of the see. 3 Coke, 75; 1 Bl. Comm. 3S’J; Co. Litt. 103. 300.

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