squarson

squarson

(ˈskwɑːsən)
n
(Sociology) jocular English a clergyman who is also main local landowner
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Bickford Dickinson, Sabine Baring-Gould: Squarson, Writer and Folklorist 1834-1924 (Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1970), pp.
1970 Sabine Baring-Gould: Squarson, Writer and Folklorist, 1834-1924 David & Charles, Newton Abbot.
Unbeknown to all concerned, the squarson system, deemed to be desirable for its potential end result, was destined to deliver most of its participants to enduring financial want.