- The moiety of an advowson; a half right of presentation which existed when two patrons shared the right to present one clerk or parson.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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advowson — The right of presentation of a clergyman to a church or ecclesiastical benefice. A right of patronage. See 2 Bl Comm 21. See collative advowson; medietas advocationis; patronage … Ballentine's law dictionary