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

    Tillable church lands.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In ecclesiastical law. The land possessed as part of the endowment or revenue of a church or ecclesiastical benefice. In Roman law. A clod; turf; soll. Hence, the soil of an inheritance; an agrarian estate. Servi addicti glebœ were serfs attached to and passing with the estate. Cod. 11, 47, 7, 21; Nov. 54, 1.