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Definition of glebe house in English:


A church house provided for a member of the clergy.
Example sentences
  • The glebe house is situated near the northern boundary.
  • Many of his architectural designs were for glebe houses to accommodate the clergy, others for churches.
  • While there he built a glebe house, restored the fabric of the church, and with Thomas Boyce of Bannow House founded Bannow agricultural school on a farm of 40 acres.
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