glebe house

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n glebe house a parsonage (especially one provided for the holder of a benefice)
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Usage

In literature:

The glebe-house was about a couple of miles from Kelly's Court, and it was about half-past four when Lord Ballindine got there.
"The Kellys and the O'Kellys" by Anthony Trollope
The parsonage has much of the snug character of the glebe-house; it was rebuilt in 1636, by the rector, the Rev.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 565" by Various
It is only a little way from Fair View to the glebe house, from the glebe house to Fair View.
"Audrey" by Mary Johnston
There was much to do out of the house also, what with the cows and the garden and the glebe.
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
The Earl of Ancaster is patron of the benefice, a rectory, with good house, enlarged about 30 years ago, and 500 acres of glebe.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
A parson has, during his life, the freehold in himself of the parsonage house, the glebe, the tithes, and other dues.
"Commentaries on the Laws of England" by William Blackstone
Haste to thie church-glebe-house, asshrewed manne!
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 9" by Various
He had searched the garden and the house; had stood whistling at the gate, and in each of the far corners of the glebe.
"Peccavi" by E. W. Hornung
A souterrain also runs under the Glebe House at Donaghmore, Co. Down.
"Ulster Folklore" by Elizabeth Andrews
One could almost make an accurate restoration drawing of this glebe house from the description.
"Virginia Architecture in the Seventeenth Century" by Henry Chandlee Forman
I love my log house and my glebe and the smell of English grass!
"The Little Red Foot" by Robert W. Chambers
But the parsonage house and ten acres of glebe situate most conveniently for occupation must not be leased.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1" by Various
It was up at the Glebe, and they don't have nothing stronger in their house than tea.
"Johnny Ludlow, Third Series" by Mrs. Henry Wood
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In news:

Bath church restoring historic Glebe House.
Restoration efforts are under way on the circa 1830 Glebe House in Bath.
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