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advowson

noun ad·vow·son \əd-ˈva-zən\

Definition of ADVOWSON

:  the right in English law of presenting a nominee to a benefice

Origin of ADVOWSON

Middle English avoueson, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin advocation-, advocatio, from Latin, act of calling, from advocare
First Known Use: 15th century

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