portionist definition

  • noun:
    • A scholar at Merton university, Oxford, England, who has got a particular academical allowance or part.
    • among the incumbents of a benefice that several rectors or vicars.
    • A scholar at Merton university, Oxford, who's a specific academical allowance or section; -- corrupted into postmaster.
    • the incumbents of a benefice that has a couple of rectors or vicars.
    • Eccles., just like portioner, 3.
    • In Merton university, Oxford, identical to postmaster, 3.

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