Definitions

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 exchanger of benefices; one of a class of secular priests who trafficked in ecclesiastical benefices.

Etymologies

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chop +‎ church. See chop to barter.

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