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VICAR Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

One who performs the functions of another; a substitute. Also the incumbent of an appropriated or impropriated ecclesiastical benefice, as distinguished from the in- cumbent of a nou-appropriated benefice, who VIOAR 1206 VIDAME Nis called a “rector.” Wharton. See Plnder v. Barr, 4 El. & Bl. 115.


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