Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The appointment of a temporary clerk to hold a living pending the appointment of a regular pastOT.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In ecclesiastical law. The appointment of a suitable clerk to hold a void or vacant benefice or church llving until a regular pastor be appointed. Hob. 144; Latch, 236. In commercial law. The limited partnership (or 8octete en commandite) of the French law has been introduced into the of Louisiana under the title of "Partnership in Commendam," Civll Code La. art 2810.