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Impropriation

Im`pro`pri`a´tion
n.1.The act of impropriating; as, the impropriation of property or tithes; also, that which is impropriated.
2.(Eng. Eccl. Law) The act of putting an ecclesiastical benefice in the hands of a layman, or lay corporation.

IMPROPRIATION, eccl. law. The act, of employing the revenues of a church living to one's own use; it is also a parsonage or ecclesiastical living in the hands of a layman, or which descends by inheritance. Tech. Dict. h.t.

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