clergyman who is also a land-holding squire

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  • squarson — noun A squire who is also the local rector. William Wynne, a poet and squarson. Prys Morgan, The Invention of Tradition …   Wiktionary

  • squarson — squar·son …   English syllables

  • squarson — ˈskwärsən, wȧs noun ( s) Etymology: blend of squire and parson : a landed proprietor who is also a clergyman of the Church of England …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sabine Baring-Gould — Infobox Writer name = Sabine Baring Gould imagesize = 220px caption = A portrait of the author pseudonym = birthname = birthdate = 28 January 1834 birthplace = Exeter, England deathdate = 2 January 1924 deathplace = Lewtrenchard, Devon, England… …   Wikipedia

  • Deddington — Coordinates: 51°59′20″N 1°19′12″W / 51.989°N 1.320°W / 51.989; 1.320 …   Wikipedia

  • Ecclesiastical Terms — Christianity is an institution of extraordinary duration and complexity (not to mention insularity) and, over the past 2000 years, has developed its own extensive vocabulary that is largely incomprehensible to laypersons. This surprisingly large… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Baring-Gould, Sabine — (1834 1924)    Ordained in 1864, he served in several parishes, but in 1881 he appointed himself rector of the estate of Lew Trenchard (Devon) which he had inherited in 1872, and he remained there as squire and parson till his death. In a long… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • no cure, no pay — The expression is known principally from its use on Lloyd’s of London’s Standard Form of Salvage Agreement; cf. the earlier no purchase, no pay and similar proverbs. 1800 J. COBB Ramah Droog I iv You’ll never have reason to complain of my want of …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • squarsonage — squarˈsonage noun His residence • • • Main Entry: ↑squarson …   Useful english dictionary

  • squishop — see note to squarson …   Useful english dictionary

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