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prebendary

1. a canon or member of the chapter of a cathedral or collegiate church who holds a prebend
2. Church of England an honorary canon with the title of prebendary
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What was left in the Cathedral library was pillaged by prebendaries and local families in the 1540s, but these same people can be credited for recognizing and saving many important books.
Five Midland vicars have been appointed as prebendaries of Lichfield Cathedral, giving them greater involvement in its services.
Treated are various aspects of cultic activities in the Eanna temple and its daily routine, the role of the goddess Istar and other deities, including minor ones, cultic paraphernalia, clothing ceremonies, jewelry of the deities, offerings, temple personnel, sacred meals, prebends and the functions of prebendaries.
The volume under review presents a detailed reconstruction of the administration of the Neo-Babylonian [check{S}]ama[check{s}] temple at Sippar, focusing on the senior officials, the prebendaries, and the craftsmen.