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In old English law. A minister who serves a benefice, together with others; so called because lie has only a portion of the tithes or profits of the living; also an allowance which a vicar commonly haa out of a rectory or impropriation. Cowell. In Scotch law. The proprietor of a small feu or portion of land. Bell.


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