from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who is presented.
  • n. One to whom something is given.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who is presented, or to whom an award is given

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One to whom something is presented; also, one who is presented; specifically (Eccl.), one presented to benefice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is presented to a benefice.


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