\kwˈe͡əɹ ɪnkˈʌmbɹɐvˌɪt], \kwˈeəɹ ɪnkˈʌmbɹɐvˌɪt], \k_w_ˈeə_ɹ ɪ_n_k_ˈʌ_m_b_ɹ_ɐ_v_ˌɪ_t]\
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In English law. A writ which lay against a bishop who, within six months after the vacation of a benefice, conferred it on his clerk, while two others were contending at law for the right of presentation, calling upon him to show cause why he had incumbered tiie church. Reg. Orig. 32. Abolished by 3 & 4 Wm. IV. c. 27.
By Henry Campbell Black
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