Glebe (?), n. [F. glebe, L. gleba, glaeba, clod, land, soil.]

1.

A lump; a clod.

2.

Turf; soil; ground; sod.

Fertile of corn the glebe, of oil, and wine.
Milton.

3. Eccl.Law

The land belonging, or yielding revenue, to a parish church or ecclesiastical benefice.

 

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