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Definition of the noun abbacy
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noun - plural: abbacies
- the jurisdiction or office of an abbot
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by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
• 't iiijs, zn abbacy is the dignity itself ...
ABBACY. s. sabbatia, Lat. J The rights or privileges of an abbot.—According to Felinus, an abbacy is the dignity itself, since an abbot is a to m or word of dignity and not of office; and, there"ore, cycl: a secular person, who has the care of souls, ...
by Thomas Thompson
David, who held the rectory of Campsie, the abbacy of Aberbrothick, the bishopric of Mirepoix in France, the cardinalship of St Stephen in Monte CcBlio, and the chancellorship of Scotland, and who was the ...
by Youru Wang
brought him the abbacy at Jingshan Temple, one of the most prestigious monasteries in the Southern Song, as well as political ...
The abbacy of Glastonbury was vacant, and it was to the monastery that the king and the monk rode together. They entered the church and prayed, and came a famous school. The work of teaching was no longer left to strangers, for the abbot ...
by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
ABBACY. wo-vo-' abbots-sovereign, abbots-general, &c. and 26, lords. abbots sat in the English parliament. With the history of Mox Achis M at large, that of the various orders of abbots is more properly associated, and to that article we ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3B3A1C3Y4
The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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