from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A secular priest who gained money by exchanging his benefice.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Old Eng. Law), Cant An exchanger or an exchange of benefices.
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- noun historical An
exchangerof benefices; one of a class of secular priestswho traffickedin ecclesiasticalbenefices.
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chop + church. See chop to barter.
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