Prestimony

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Prestimony (Canon Law) A fund for the support of a priest, without the title of a benefice. The patron in the collator.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n prestimony In canon law, a fund for the support of a priest, appropriated by the founder, but not erected into any title or benefice, and not subject to the Pope or the ordinary, the patron being the collator.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. praestimonium, fr. L. praestare, to furnish, supply: cf. F. prestimonie,. See Prest (n.)