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Definition of Chopchurch

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

Meaning of Chopchurch from wikipedia

- A chop-church, or church-chopper, was a parson who made a practice of exchanging ecclesiastical benefices and other terrenal favors.[clarification needed]...
- favour of new conditions of service called "common tenure". In commendam Chopchurch Concordat of Worms Statutes of Mortmain Cestui que Tithe A patron would...
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