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annates


annates


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Annats  \An"nats\,  Annates  \An"nates\,  n.  pl  [See  {Ann}.]  (Eccl. 
  Law) 
  The  first  year's  profits  of  a  spiritual  preferment,  anciently 
  paid  by  the  clergy  to  the  pope;  first  fruits.  In  England, 
  they  now  form  a  fund  for  the  augmentation  of  poor  livings.