"w. p." Definition

  1. or WARMING-PAN. A clergyman who holds a living _pro tempore_, under a bond of resignation, is styled a W. P., or WARMING-PAN rector, because he keeps the place warm for his successor. WARMING-PAN was a term first popularly applied to a substitute in the reign of James II.

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Position in the dictionary: 3866 of 4022 slang words.
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