nPrestimony(Canon Law) A fund for the support of a priest, without the title of a benefice. The patron in the collator.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
nprestimonyIn 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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. praestimonium, fr. L. praestare, to furnish, supply: cf. F. prestimonie,. See Prest (n.)