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glebe

 (glēb)
n.
1. A plot of land belonging or yielding profit to an English parish church or an ecclesiastical office.
2. Archaic The soil or earth; land.

[Latin glēba, clod.]
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glebe

(ɡliːb)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Brit land granted to a clergyman as part of his benefice
2. poetic land, esp when regarded as the source of growing things
[C14: from Latin glaeba]
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glebe

(glib)

n.
1. Also called glebe′ land`. the cultivable land owned by a parish church or ecclesiastical benefice.
2. Archaic. soil; field.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Latin glēba, glaeba clod of earth]
glebe′less, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glebe - plot of land belonging to an English parish church or an ecclesiastical officeglebe - plot of land belonging to an English parish church or an ecclesiastical office
acres, demesne, landed estate, estate, land - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
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glebe

[gliːb] Nterreno m beneficial
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glebe

n (Eccl) → Pfarrland nt; glebe housepfarreieigenes Haus; (= vicarage)Pfarrhaus nt
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