A portion of land assigned to a clergyman as part of his benefice.
"glebe, n.". OED Online. December 2015. Oxford University Press. http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/78845?rskey=Bglquz&result=1&isAdvanced=false (accessed February 24, 2016).
The sale of the Truro Parish glebe (and church plate) was necessitated by the creation of Cameron Parish (1749) and Fairfax Parish (1765) out of Truro and was authorized by an act of the assembly ... Read More