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chopchurch Explained

Chopchurch at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Chopchurch \Chop"church`\, n. [See {Chop} to barter.] (Old Eng.
Law)
An exchanger or an exchange of benefices. [Cant]

chopchurch at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: compound » chop|church. See Inter: term » chop to barter.

Noun

Inter: en-noun » es
  • Inter: historica » l An exchanger of benefices; one of a class of secular priests who trafficked in ecclesiastical benefices.

  • Inter: Webster 191 » 3