Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of an ecclesiastical benefice when occupied; occupancy by an incumbent: opposed to vacancy or avoidance: as, the plea of plenarty (that is, the plea that the benefice was already filled by valid appointment) was urged.
- n. law, historical The state of a benefice when occupied.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The state of a benefice when occupied.
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Internet Archive: Reports of Sir George Croke, knight. Formerly one of the justices of the courts of Kings-bench, and common-pleas, of such select cases as were adjudged in the said courts [1582-1641]
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