Middle English Dictionary Entry

provendre n.
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(a) Food for domesticated animals, fodder; ~ for hors, hors ~; (b) food for people; also fig.; (c) eccl. the stipend of a member of the chapter of a cathedral or collegiate church, a prebend; also, the land yielding revenue for such a stipend; (d) one who holds a prebend, a prebendary; (e) as surname.