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Definition of the adjective abbatial
What does abbatial mean as an attribute of a noun?
- of or having to do with or belonging to an abbey or abbot, or abbess
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
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An abbatial establishment; an abbey ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
An abbatial establishment; an abbey with all that pertains to it. The abbot was elected by the monks of the monastery, at least in the greater part of abbacies. Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations, v. 1. Also called abbotcy. abbandonatamente ...
The Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)
Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw
abbatial. ABBESS. *. The superior or governess of a punnery, or convent of women, pi. abbesses. ABBEY. 5. A monastery of religious persons, either male or female. ABBOT, s. The chief of ...
The Century dictionary (1906)
An abbatial establishment ; an abbey with all that pertains to it. The abbot was elected by the monks of the monastery, at least in the greater part of abbacies. Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations, v. 1. Also called ...
Containing Nearly Every Word in the English Language ... by William Grimshaw
abbatial. \B"BESS. s. The superior or governess of a ...
The Catholic Encyclopedia (1922)
An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Edward Aloysius Pace
ABBBEVIATORS ABORTION lands, it has not infrequently occurred that the abbatial blessing has had to be deferred for a long time while awaiting the mandate from Rome authorizing the bestowal of the blessing. Consequently on 19 June, ...
by Wyvill James Christy
Abbatial Residence. Abbot's lodgings, or abbey proper. In early ecclesiastical architecture an ...
in which the words are deduced from their originals, explained in their different meanings, and authorized by the names of the writers in whose works they are found by Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd
abbatial A monastery of religious persons, whether men or women, distinguished from religious houses of other denominations by larger privileges. Shakspeare. A'BBEY-LUBBER. я. s. A slothful loiterer in a religious house, under ...
Adeline's Art Dictionary (1891)
Containing a Complete Index of All Terms Used in Art, Architecture, Heraldry, and Archæology by Jules Adeline, Frederick William Fairholt
Abbatial. (Arch.) A palace, house, or church is termed abbatial when it forms or has formed part of the collection of buildings which constitute an abbey. Abbey. ( Arch.) In the Middle Ages considerable tracts of land were occupied by abbeys.
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- Tour Saint-Nicolas et logis abbatial
The bell tower was built in the 15th centruy. The residential building in the 17th or 18th century. The building is classified Monument historique in the French heritage system for buildings.
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- Bec logis abbatial
The residential building was built in the 17th or 18th century.
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- Gorze, palais abbatial, fontaine
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Scrabble value of A1B3B3A1T1I1A1L1
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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