an associate of every spiritual neighborhood endowed with home in places, structures, etc., as compared with mendicant friars.
A possessor; home holder.
An invidious name for a member of any religious community endowed with home in places, structures, etc., as contrasted with mendicant friars.
One who is the owner of or has actual possession of a thing, or power on it; a possessor.
an associate of a religious purchase endowed with lands, etc., as distinguished from those purchases whose users lived completely by alms; a part of 1 of instructions possessing lands and incomes; a beneficed clergyman.