See also:term for the holder (rector,
See also:vicar, curate in
See also:charge) of an ecclesiastical
See also:benefice (see BENEFICE) . In Scotland the title is generally confined to
See also:Clergy of the Episcopal
See also:Church . The word in this application is
See also:peculiar to
See also:English . Du Cange (Glossarium, s.v . " Incumbens ") says that the Jurisconsulti use incumbere in the sense of oblinere, possidere, but the sense may be transferred from the general one of that which rests or is laid on one as a
See also:duty which is also found in
See also:post-classical Latin; to be " diligently
See also:resident " in a
See also:parish or benefice, has also been suggested as the source of the meaning .
INCUBUS (a Late Latin form of the classical incubo,...
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