avowee


avowee
advowee, or avowee
/ae(d)vawiy/ The person or patron who has a right to present to a benefice

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Avowee — A*vow ee , n. [F. avou[ e]. Cf. {Advowee}, {Advocate}, n.] The person who has a right to present to a benefice; the patron; an advowee. See {Advowson}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • avowee — An advocate of a church living …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • advowee, or avowee — /ae(d)vawiy/ The person or patron who has a right to present to a benefice …   Black's law dictionary

  • Advocate — Ad vo*cate, n. [OE. avocat, avocet, OF. avocat, fr. L. advocatus, one summoned or called to another; properly the p. p. of advocare to call to, call to one s aid; ad + vocare to call. See {Advowee}, {Avowee}, {Vocal}.] 1. One who pleads the cause …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Advowee — Ad*vow*ee , n. [OE. avowe, F. avou[ e], fr. L. advocatus. See {Advocate}, {Avowee}, {Avoyer}.] One who has an advowson. Cowell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Faculty of advocates — Advocate Ad vo*cate, n. [OE. avocat, avocet, OF. avocat, fr. L. advocatus, one summoned or called to another; properly the p. p. of advocare to call to, call to one s aid; ad + vocare to call. See {Advowee}, {Avowee}, {Vocal}.] 1. One who pleads… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Judge advocate — Advocate Ad vo*cate, n. [OE. avocat, avocet, OF. avocat, fr. L. advocatus, one summoned or called to another; properly the p. p. of advocare to call to, call to one s aid; ad + vocare to call. See {Advowee}, {Avowee}, {Vocal}.] 1. One who pleads… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lord advocate — Advocate Ad vo*cate, n. [OE. avocat, avocet, OF. avocat, fr. L. advocatus, one summoned or called to another; properly the p. p. of advocare to call to, call to one s aid; ad + vocare to call. See {Advowee}, {Avowee}, {Vocal}.] 1. One who pleads… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Statute of Provisors — The English statute usually called Statute of Provisors is the 25th of Edward III, St. 4 (1350 1), otherwise termed The Statute of Provisors of Benefices , or anciently De provisoribus . This measure was central to a long disagreement between the …   Wikipedia

  • Statue of Provisors —     Statute of Provisors     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Statute of Provisors     The English statute usually so designated is the 25th of Edward III, St. 4 (1350 1), otherwise termed The Statute of Provisors of Benefices , or anciently Statutu de… …   Catholic encyclopedia


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