Part of speech: noun

The superior of a monastery.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "abbot":

  1. " You must go to the Abbot," he said. - "The Saint", Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer.
  2. Yet ten years elapsed before the Abbey of Battle was sufficiently completed to receive an abbot. - "England of My Heart--Spring", Edward Hutton.
  3. But the abbot spoke; " And am I not to see you again?" - "The Scottish Chiefs", Jane Porter.