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portionist (plural portionists)
- One of the incumbents of a benefice that has two or more rectors or vicars.
- (historical) A scholar at Merton College, Oxford, England, who has a certain academical allowance or portion.
- 1867, Orby Shipley, The Church and the World:
- Curates would in fact become Portionists and Incumbents , with a legal status and an independent position within the limit of their appointed jurisdiction
- (scholar): postmaster