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Definition of Abbey

Abbey n. means: A monastery or society of persons of either sex, secluded from the world and devoted to religion and celibacy; also, the monastic building or buildings.

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Abbey n. means: A monastery or society of persons of either sex, secluded from the world and devoted to religion and celibacy; also, the monastic building or buildings.

Meaning of Abbey

Abbey (n.) means: A monastery or society of persons of either sex, secluded from the world and devoted to religion and celibacy; also, the monastic building or buildings.

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Abbeys (pl. ): of Abbey

Abbey (n.): The church of a monastery.

Staple (n.): A district granted to an abbey.

Abbot (n.): The superior or head of an abbey.

Superior (n.): The head of a monastery, convent, abbey, or the like.

Hermitary (n.): A cell annexed to an abbey, for the use of a hermit.

Superioress (n.): A woman who acts as chief in a convent, abbey, or nunnery; a lady superior.

Abbey (n.): A monastery or society of persons of either sex, secluded from the world and devoted to religion and celibacy; also, the monastic building or buildings.

Corody (n.): An allowance of meat, drink, or clothing due from an abbey or other religious house for the sustenance of such of the king's servants as he may designate to receive it.

Close (v. t.): An inclosed place; especially, a small field or piece of land surrounded by a wall, hedge, or fence of any kind; -- specifically, the precinct of a cathedral or abbey.

Abbe (n.): The French word answering to the English abbot, the head of an abbey; but commonly a title of respect given in France to every one vested with the ecclesiastical habit or dress.

Abbess (n.): A female superior or governess of a nunnery, or convent of nuns, having the same authority over the nuns which the abbots have over the monks. See Abbey.

Priory (n.): A religious house presided over by a prior or prioress; -- sometimes an offshoot of, an subordinate to, an abbey, and called also cell, and obedience. See Cell, 2.

Abbatial (a.): Belonging to an abbey; as, abbatial rights.

Scriptorium (n.): In an abbey or monastery, the room set apart for writing or copying manuscripts; in general, a room devoted to writing.

Chapel (n.): A printing office, said to be so called because printing was first carried on in England in a chapel near Westminster Abbey.

Solemnity (n.): Solemn state or feeling; awe or reverence; also, that which produces such a feeling; as, the solemnity of an audience; the solemnity of Westminster Abbey.

Galilee (n.): A porch or waiting room, usually at the west end of an abbey church, where the monks collected on returning from processions, where bodies were laid previous to interment, and where women were allowed to see the monks to whom they were related, or to hear divine service. Also, frequently applied to the porch of a church, as at Ely and Durham cathedrals.

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Meaning of Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey means: Shabby

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Meaning of Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey means: Shabby. He's turned out a bit westminster today.

Meaning of Abbeys

Abbeys means: of Abbey

Meaning of Abbey

Abbey means: The church of a monastery.

Meaning of Staple

Staple means: A district granted to an abbey.

Meaning of Abbot

Abbot means: The superior or head of an abbey.

Meaning of Superior

Superior means: The head of a monastery, convent, abbey, or the like.

Meaning of Hermitary

Hermitary means: A cell annexed to an abbey, for the use of a hermit.

Meaning of Superioress

Superioress means: A woman who acts as chief in a convent, abbey, or nunnery; a lady superior.

Meaning of Abbey

Abbey means: A monastery or society of persons of either sex, secluded from the world and devoted to religion and celibacy; also, the monastic building or buildings.

Meaning of Corody

Corody means: An allowance of meat, drink, or clothing due from an abbey or other religious house for the sustenance of such of the king's servants as he may designate to receive it.

Meaning of Close

Close means: An inclosed place; especially, a small field or piece of land surrounded by a wall, hedge, or fence of any kind; -- specifically, the precinct of a cathedral or abbey.

Meaning of Abbe

Abbe means: The French word answering to the English abbot, the head of an abbey; but commonly a title of respect given in France to every one vested with the ecclesiastical habit or dress.

Meaning of Abbess

Abbess means: A female superior or governess of a nunnery, or convent of nuns, having the same authority over the nuns which the abbots have over the monks. See Abbey.

Meaning of Priory

Priory means: A religious house presided over by a prior or prioress; -- sometimes an offshoot of, an subordinate to, an abbey, and called also cell, and obedience. See Cell, 2.

Meaning of Abbatial

Abbatial means: Belonging to an abbey; as, abbatial rights.

Meaning of Scriptorium

Scriptorium means: In an abbey or monastery, the room set apart for writing or copying manuscripts; in general, a room devoted to writing.

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Meaning of Surname

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Meaning of Unappliable

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