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glebe


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glebe  \Glebe\,  n.  [F.  gl[`e]be,  L.  gleba,  glaeba,  clod,  land, 
  soil.] 
  1.  A  lump;  a  clod. 
 
  2.  Turf;  soil;  ground;  sod. 
 
  Fertile  of  corn  the  glebe,  of  oil,  and  wine. 
  --Milton. 
 
  3.  (Eccl.  Law)  The  land  belonging,  or  yielding  revenue,  to  a 
  parish  church  or  ecclesiastical  benefice. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glebe 
  n  :  plot  of  land  belonging  to  an  English  parish  church  or  an 
  ecclesiastical  office 




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