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GLEBE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

In ecclesiastical law. The land possessed as part of the endowment or revenue of a church or ecclesiasticalbenefice. In Roman law. A clod; turf; soil. Hence, the soil of an inheritance; an agrarianestate. Servi addicti glebce were serfs attached to and passing with the estate. Cod. 11, 47, 7, 21; Nov. 54, 1.


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