What is Ann?

Legal Definition
Scotch law. Half a year's stipend over and above what is owing for the incumbency due to a minister's relict, or child, or next of kin, after his decease. Wishaw. Also, an abbreviation of annus, year; also of annates. In the old law French writers, ann or rathe r an, signifies a year. Co. Dig h. v.
-- Bouviers Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
In Scotch law. Half a year's stipend, over and above what is owing for the Incumbency, due to a minister's relict or child or next of kin, after his decease, Whishaw.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
The amount of a minister’s stipend due his heir upon his death; year.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary